ASHAKARA by Gérard Louvin




An unusual and sprightly tale of modern Africa, Ashakara is a colorful blend of social, political and cultural elements wrapped up a thriller format. Set in Togo, West Africa, Ashakara is a modern African tale. An African doctor finds a curne to a deadly virus and decides to mass produce the drug at low cost in Africa. However, a pharmaceutical multinational does not want the doctor to succeed and sends an agent to Africa first to buy the drug then to destroy it. Mixing action, suspense, good humor, and a lucid depiction of the contemporary African continent, Ashakara entertains and educates all at once