McDonald K.B. Simpson
The Cemetery Without Graves
A gripping story that details experiences of Africans who travel across the desert seeking to reach Europe
Driven by the desire to pursue better living standards and see the other side of the world, three young individuals from different backgrounds leave home with very little knowledge of their destination and embark on a very dangerous journey that will take them through some of the poorest regions in West Africa, through the treacherous wilderness of the Sahara desert and the Mediterranean sea.
Dede, young, beautiful and unspoiled confides in her elder sister and leaves home to broaden her horizon. Billy, a frustrated young man who had wanted to make money by any means commits an abominable crime and leaves home in search of prosperity. Paa Kofi, a fun loving handsome young man who wants his own freedom decides to leave home and pursue his dreams. He finds love en route to his destination.
These three young individuals in the course of their journey caught up with other desperate people who have also left home in pursuit of prosperity in spite of all the dangers that lay ahead. This book, which is based on factual findings, exposes some of the untold and shocking horrors of the Sahara desert and the Mediterranean.
Born in Cape Coast, MacDonald Kobina Bondzi Simpson is an expert in migration and human trafficking. He has lived his adult life in North Africa but currently lives in Ghana. He is also a multilingual teacher of English Language and English Literature and the author of When Darkness Falls Across The Desert & Tears Fears Sweat and blood. His numerous hobbies include cooking, baby sitting and watching sports on TV.