Anthony Roberts was born in Nairobi, Kenya in 1940.

At the age of five, he moved with his father and sister to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, at the time called Tanganyika. After meeting his Norwegian wife, he moved to Norway where he now lives with his family.

In 1992 Anthony went back to Dar es Salaam and saw the changes in the country.  This inspired him to write this book. based on his memories from the country where he spent the first 22 years of his life.

Anil the Maharajah; love him, despise him, fear him, money was his God but the diamond! It was a curse to his family, so many had to die.

Anil’s daughter Sita had met Ray Silcock, the now police chief, during their  university days in London. On Ray’s arrival in Tanganyika they met again and fell in love. She ate the forbidden fruit and in the eyes of the Hindu religion she must bear the consequences of her actions.

Ray and Billy Stones proved to be the most corrupt police officers in the country.

Penny the governors wife was in love with Ray. He was caught between the two women but ultimately Sita had won his heart but their lives together would be forever in danger.

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