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I like the story very much in that it helped me put some context around African politics. It is fiction and exaggerated in every way, but still a good and useful read. Read morePublished 9 months ago by IAE
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o's sprawling tale of a fictional African dictator, a homeless MBA turned healer and a grassroots revolutionary is both poignant and hilarious, biting and hopeful. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Greg
What caused the ruler's illness? Anger? A curse by a goat? The process of aging? His disgraced first wife's rebelliously unshed tears? The withdrawal of demonic support? Read morePublished 21 months ago by H. Schneider
In college I took an African Literature class. At the time, required to read about six novels a week, I could not find time for The Wizard of the Crow and, basically, b.s. Read morePublished on April 24, 2014 by FicktionPhotography
Best book ever. Should be made compulsory text for literature in West African secondary schools. Loved every bit of itPublished on February 2, 2014 by Aderonke Atoke Taiwo