“Ngugi is the most celebrated of African novelists. What he offers is nothing less than a new direction for African writing.” —British Book News
“Striking.” —The Guardian (London) --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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a must read; if there's any rebel inside of you, you will immediately understand.
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A great book to have and I find it very interesting and also useful as a class project the story was also intriguingPublished on November 12, 2013 by Ann
It was a good book. I bought it for a class at my college. Good book though. Recommend to anyone taking literature courses.Published on April 26, 2013 by William Kimball
Wow, what an amazing read~ Aside from getting past the pronouncement of the characters names within the novel, the plot and characters are phenomenal. Highly recommend.Published on December 3, 2012 by Autumn Gayle LaDue
Amazing book by an amazing author! The seller sent my item quickly after i purchased it at a reasonable price. Great deal!Published on May 30, 2008 by L. Abraham
I found it amazing. I wonder what I am missing in the translation though. I know the devices of prose are not preserved when honest translations are made. Read morePublished on July 30, 2007 by Sasha M
This book is listed as one of the best books of the 20th century. It may very well be an important book but one of the best written I beg to differ. The whole book seems uneven. Read morePublished on October 21, 2004 by C. L. Beard
Ngugi wa Thiongo is very blatant about how Kenyan's are prone to hold esteem on foreign effects; language, behaviorisms and social interactions. Read morePublished on January 7, 2003 by Maureen Mungai