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The Congo Dinosaur

Redmond O’Hanlon

‘The boy lay stretched out on a low wooden platform under an orange tree.’

The boy lay stretched out on a low wooden platform under an orange tree. His father sat on a stool beside him, bending forward, chanting at the top of his voice, over and over again, ‘I’ve lost my child. My poor son. My son is dead.’ Twenty or so women, sitting on mats behind him, rocked back …


Redmond O’Hanlon

Redmond O’Hanlon is the author of Into the Heart of Borneo and In Trouble Again.

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