Lesley Bilinda

With What Remains

  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd.
  • ISBN: 9780340908730

Lesley Bilinda’s husband was murdered in the genocide in Rwanda. This book relates how she came to terms with her loss and the deception surrounding his murder.

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  • Exclusively for blind and partially sighted people


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In 1994 Scottish health worker Lesley Bilinda lost her Rwandan husband Charles in the horrific genocide which swept the country with little warning. Since then she has lived with no knowledge of how and where he died, or the identity of his killers.

Over a decade later she returned to Rwanda to uncover the truth. But over the course of a traumatic emotional journey, a very different truth emerged…

‘With What Remains, is a dramatic re-telling of Lesley’s acclaimed book ‘The Colour of Darkness’ informed by her new understanding of the circumstances surrounding Charles’s death.

‘A gripping tale, illuminated by the vividness of Lesley Bilinda,s description of Africa and the people there that she had come to love. This is a wonderful story of a search for truth, told with clarity and remarkable honesty’. Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

‘Lesley shares the fears and painful memories of the survivors of the 1994 genocide, and has shown how faith and forgiveness can triumph. A beautiful book,.Linda Melvern, Journalist & author of ‘A People Betrayed’.

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