A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali

A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali

Gil Courtemanche


A Sunday on the Pool in Kigali is a relocating, passionate love tale set amid the turmoil and terror of Rwanda’s genocide.
All demeanour of Kigali citizens cross their time via the pool of the Mille-Collines lodge: reduction employees, Rwandan bourgeoisie, expatriates, UN peacekeepers, prostitutes. preserving a watchful eye is Bernard Valcourt, a jaded overseas journalist, yet his closest recognition is dedicated to Gentille, a resort waitress with the slim, based construct of a Tutsi. As they slip into an excessive, unbelievable affair, the delicately balanced international round them–already devastated through AIDS–erupts in a Hutu-led genocide opposed to the Tutsi humans. Valcourt’s efforts to spirit Gentille to protection result in their separation. it will likely be months ahead of he learns of his lover’s surprising destiny.

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