Book of Journeys
by Mamade Kadreebux
Paperback 152 pages
Born to a humble family on the island of Mauritius, Mamade learned hte alphabet under the shade of a village tree. He entered Souillac Government School and then attended Royal College.
He obtained a scholarship, left his island home and went abroad for higher learning.
One afternoon, after he finished his final exam, he boarded a train for the first time and just kept going.