What a wonderful novel about an incredible woman who was larger than life and ultimately became a legend. Her parents moved from England to Kenya and when her mother left her and her father she became one with the land through the guidance of her best friend and his tribe. She developed a fierce and willful spirit and a passion for all things wild and beautiful. She became the first woman race horse trainer, the first woman licensed pilot, the first person to fly from Europe to America solo. Beryl Markham lived an extraordinary life by her own terms which was often considered scandalous during that era in history. She married three times, was rumored to be involved with Prince Harry but her soulmate and greatest love, Denys Finch Hatton, led African Safaris for royalty and the wealthy. Her life was filled with great joy, love and great heartbreak yet she always found her way back to her own true self.