A personal narrative of a native Zanzibari official who fled the revolution after being imprisoned and came to Oman via Libya. At 94 years of age Saud Al Busaidi has proved himself to be a master storyteller in true Oman fashion. This book is as informative and fascinating as it is heart-warming and inspiring. The ties and history of Zanzibar and Oman are long and intertwined. This is a must read for anyone interested in the history of Oman or East Africa or for those who intend to travel to this fascinating country.