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Secrets Paperback – December 1, 1999

3.8 out of 5 stars 13 ratings
Book 3 of 3 in the Blood in the Sun Series

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"Nuruddin Farah, the most important African novelist to emerge in the last twenty-five years, is also one of the most sophisticated voices in modern fiction". -- The New York Review of Books

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Set against the backdrop of Somalia's devastating civil war, Secrets is a stunning revelatory novel by one of the major figures of modern African literature. The city of Mogadiscio is in crisis when the protagonist, Kalaman, receives an unexpected house guest, his childhood crush returned from America. Sensual and demanding, Sholoongo announces her intention to have his child, pulling Kalaman back into a past full of doubts and secrets. As Kalaman begins to tear apart the myth that is his family, he uncovers the starting truth of his own conception.

Secrets displays Farah's talents to the fullest. His "daring, lush, urbane voice" (The New York Times Book Review) evokes the beauty and tragedy that is Africa. It will stand as one of the great works of modern African literature.


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