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Burma Boy
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The first novel to focus on the experiences of African soldiers in the Second World War. A vividly realised account of an horrific theatre of war.

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Biyi Bandele is an award-winning novelist, playwright and director. He was born in Kafanchan, Nigeria in 1967, the son of a veteran of the Burma campaign. His plays have been seen at the Royal Court Theatre, the Gate Theatre, the Barbican, and have been performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company. He lives in London. In 2006 he was named by the Independent as one of Africa's fifty most important artists.

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"As humane, ridiculous and moving as Waugh's novels of the world at war" -- Ronan Bennett
"A gripping narrative - by turns pathetic, comic and exciting" * Sunday Times *
"Fascinating...unusual...invigorating...and very funny" * Observer *
"A superb Second World War adventure... tender and funny" * The Times *
"Vividly recreates the violence and drama of a forgotten war, describing the camaraderie between fighting men with humour and compassion" -- Maggie Gee

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