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Beryl Markham – Lioness at Large

Beryl Markham

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  Lynn and MbD had an exchange about elephants on the BL blog post introducing Lynn’s reviewer account: This reminded me of Beryl Markham’s comments on the subject in West With the Night, which FWIW I’ll just render here verbatim: “I suppose, if there were a part of the world in which mastodon still lived, […]

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Beryl Markham: West With the Night

A British African Amazon Taken to Kenya at age three, in 1905, Beryl Markham was raised on a farm by her father and a much-hated governess – her mother soon re-abandoned pioneer life for England. And while other girls were groomed to be ladies of society, she learned to ride and train horses, played with […]

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