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Kwaheri Nairobi

Paul Lambert

The end of Emily's long career was in sight.
She had worked for airlines in Nairobi for many years and knew the challenges of running a successful company inside out, but that meant nothing when the country became independent and no longer tolerated a white woman in authority.
Returning home to Africa after her wartime service, she met and married the man who was to be her partner for forty-five years. She couldn't settle into the life of being an obedient housewife and mother and forged a career as an airline executive in what was a man's world. Her career had taken her to the top.
Emily had never conformed to social norms, in life or in love. She worked hard but also liked to play hard - living life to the full. After witnessing family and friends repatriated, she left the only life she had known. It was now time to say kwaheri (goodbye) to Nairobi.

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ABOUT PAUL LAMBERT


Paul Lambert was born in Mombasa, Kenya. The family immigrated to New Zealand when he was nine. He travelled extensively for years before settling back in Australia.


As a mature-aged student he achieved a BA/Bed at Southern Cross University.


At one time, he worked on the land as a permaculturist and transformed a cattle property into an orchard, grew organic vegetables, herbs and also raised chickens and turkeys.


In his spare time, he writes. This book is his first attempt at writing a novel based on a true story.


He now lives and works in Cairns, Queensland, teaches English to foreign students, is a carer for spinal injuries clients and where he seems to have found a niche.