The latest addition to the Penguin African Writers Series- the great Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o's powerful fictional critique of capitalism.
Ngugi wa Thiong'ois an award-winning novelist, playwright, and
essayist from Kenya whose novels have been translated into more
than thirty languages. He is Distinguished Professor of English at
the University of California, Irvine. He lives in Irvine,
Namwali Serpell(introducer) has won the Caine Prize for African Writing and the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award. Her debut novel, The Old Drift, is forthcoming from Hogarth. Born in Zambia, Serpell now lives in San Francisco, where she is an associate professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley.
One of our century's great novels. Tribune Ngugi is the most celebrated of African novelists. What he offers is nothing less than a new direction for African writing. British Book News