Khama

Khama✯ Khama Books ✴ Author Stanley Gazemba – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk Khama is the story of a boy destined to lead the South African Amakonko tribe who has to create an army of specially trained warriors to seize leadership from a vengeful and devious uncle, and who eve Khama is the story of a boy destined to lead the South African Amakonko tribe who has to create an army of specially trained warriors to seize leadership from a vengeful and devious uncle, and who eventually grows to conquer mightier neighboring tribes, thanks to his military genius The story is inspired by the legendary Shaka Zulu. Summary On his deathbed, Khama s father leaves him with some words of wisdom, inspiring the young boy to challenge the status quo of his tribe and eventually form an empire This book follows his story from that small moment to the rise and eventually the change of his empire.Would you like this This is an epic with a personal touch It describes events occuring over decades so we get to see political movements and the bigger picture However, we also get a closer look at the main character Summary On his deathbed, Khama s father leaves him with some words of wisdom, inspiring the young boy to challenge the status quo of his tribe and eventually form an empire This book follows his story from that small moment to the rise and eventually the change of his empire.Would you like this This is an epic with a personal touch It describes events occuring over decades so we get to see political movements and the bigger picture However, we also get a closer look at the main character s thoughts and feelings through specific events It is set in South Africa and is inspired by Shaka Zulu.Why 3 For me, a rating of 3 generally meansIt was okay but there was something specific I didn t like about it, or the style just isn t my sort of thing But I think it s well written enough and other people might like it, it s just not for meand that holds true for this book as well In this case, it s not that I didn t like it, just that it wasn t for me While reading this book, I felt like I was frozen in a moment of it s going to get good that interested me and kept me going However, I never felt truely satisfied by it I didn t dislike this book, but I wasn t amazed by it either and it s not something I would read again.The Good Switching between bigger picture and personal perspective throughout the book was smooth and well done The story was captivating and kept my interest The fact that the story is related to real life events was pretty cool.The Bad To be honest, in this case the bad islike the less good , because it s not that I didn t like the book, it s just that I wasn t satisfied by it That was the main problem It was a bit boring when the author was describing with great detail exactly how Khama s muscles were moving as he trained to become stronger and a better warrior I think it s great that we got to see his training routine, but the extended detail was unnecessary The treatment of women by Khama and the tribe in this story was annoying They were treated like hysterical, stupid and bothersome goods But that wasto do with the culture of the people in the book than the author, as was indicated subtly by some of the women performing human actions and in a couple of cases even standing up for themselves It s just that we couldn t see that very clearly because Khama didn t see it that way and we re looking from his perspective But I think the author did this pretty well to show what the culture of the tribe was like To be fair, they were also raiding villages to build the empire and taking slaves and killing innocent people btw none of this was written graphically, just matter of factly so don t let that put you off so I mean that was just the culture at the time It was just frustrating since I had previously been reading books that were not like that at all