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This is one of the most illuminating autobiographies I've read in recent times. It is Ngugi at his best and very penetrating memoir that tells the story of the growth and what... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Olayinka Oyegbile Mr
Dreams in a Time of War: A Childhood Memoir (2010) commences in 1954 in Limuru, Kenya, with the “disappearance” of the narrator’s older brother, Wallace Mwangi, better known as... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Martina A. Nicolls
Another amazing piece by wa Thiong'o that kicks off a remarkable trilogy - read especially if you are interested in schooling and childhood in the context of colonialism. Read morePublished 20 months ago by edlib
Ngugi Wa Thiong'o writes beautifully. It reminds me of a friend telling me the story of their life. You do not feel apart but very much a part of his story. Read morePublished on March 21, 2013 by m
Great Read,as I have come to expect fro this author.This is a must read for anyone looking to understand Kenyan history better.Published on March 6, 2013 by Keziah Kibata
Throughout this book, Ngugi expresses the reality and suffering of people from Africa during the process of colonization. very goodPublished on January 3, 2013 by andressa massoni
Put simply, Dreams In A Time Of War by Ngugi wa Thiong'o is a beautiful book. But it is also challenging, engaging, shocking, endearing and enraging at the same time. Read morePublished on October 5, 2012 by Philip Spires