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The African poison murders
Elspeth Joscelin Grant Huxley
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Elspeth Joscelin Huxley CBE (née Grant; 23 July – 10 January ) was an author, journalist, broadcaster, magistrate, environmentalist, farmer, and government adviser. She wrote over 40 books, including her best-known lyrical books, The Flame Trees of Thika and The Mottled Lizard, based on her youth in a coffee farm in British husband, Gervas Huxley, was a grandson of "Elaine Forman Crane's The Poison Plot takes a reliable and well-tried premise for a diverting murder plot and devolves into the literary version of an existential crisis. This book simply doesn't know what it wants to be." Providence Journal
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