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King of the Vultures
A young man from a small village in Cameroon takes America by storm. Winston Churchill Mbongo has spent years dreaming of playing basketball for Coach Tex Brawner and the Hickston College Vultures. When the opportunity finally arrives, he doesn't disappoint. A player who stands 7'8" and handles the ball like a point guard is, of course, a phenomenon of the first order. In ...more
Kindle Edition, 251 pages
Published June 18th 2018 by Hampton, Westbrook Publishing
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It's not often that I read a book that truly makes me smile, but King of the Vultures is definitely one of them. Although the book has many comical parts, I personally found it to be a heartwarming story of a young man's journey to achieve his goals. The main character, Winston Churchill Mbongo, is genuine, loyal, grateful, hardworking, and kind. It made me smile to see how his kindness towards others resulted in complete strangers going out of their way to return the kindness. King of the Vultu ...more
Excellent book by Alastair Flythe. King of the Vultures kept me entertained from start to finish. The characters are all well-developed and enjoyable, and some are fantastically comical! The main character, Winston, is an amazing young man who is determined to make his family proud. Alastair Flythe does an amazing job of telling the story of Winston's journey from Cameroon to New York, as well as his transition to life at Hickston College. This book is full of action, emotion, and truly "real" c ...more