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A Good Man in Africa Summary
William Boyd (writer)

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A Good Man in Africa Summary

Plot Summary

A Good Man in Africa by William Boyd is a novel that deals with the interests and intrigues of its main character, Morgan Leafy. He is the First Secretary of the British High Commission, and his posting is in the town of Nkongsamba, state capital of the Mid-Western region, Kinjanja, West Africa. Morgan Leafy is a man who lets the cultural, political, and social mores of the region shape his behavior. Instead of solely concentrating on his governmental duties during his working hours, he pursues his own interests in tandem with them. The result is a collision of his personal affairs with his professional duties. His professional duties typically lose out. This causes Morgan Leafy much grief, and this grief over wrong decisions made, is the thrust of the novel, coupled with other circumstances far beyond his control.

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