By Gil Courtemanche
The swimming pool of the Mille-Collines lodge is a magnet for a privileged team of Kigali citizens: aid-workers, Rwandan bourgeoisie, infantrymen, prostitutes and diverse expatriates. between those buyers is the waitress Gentille, a gorgeous Hutu frequently unsuitable for a Tutsi, lengthy well-liked via Valcourt, a Canadian journalist and film-maker. because the try out the water with a love affair, civil unrest in Rwanda makes insidious, inevitable growth. An immensely strong, cathartic denunciation of poverty, lack of understanding, international apathy and media blindness. A Sunday on the Pool in Kigali is either a poignant love tale and a stirring hymn to humanity - a necessary learn for a person attracted to remarkable literature of lasting price.
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