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Adeptales

Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe

“I fear for young people because you do not know how strong is the bond of kinship. You do not know what it is to speak with one voice” This book is a classic. There are so many superlatives that…

Mr Nice – Howard Marks

What traits make a good international drug dealer? What does a typical international drug dealer look like? Everything that you’re thinking, picture the exact opposite! Mr Nice is not your typical drug lord, in fact he is one of the…

Empire – Niall Ferguson

Upon landing in America, Sir Francis Wyatt said “Our first work is expulsion of the savages to gain free range of the country”. The British coexisted with the Natives and by the accounts I’ve read, they did live (somewhat) in…

The Apprenticeship Laws 1832

When is a slave not a slave? When they are considered an apprentice! Around the 1830s, Great Britain had finally heard the campaigners and sided with the abolitionists. The government passed the bill to abolish slavery. SUCCESS!  Some Brits understood…