Book of Secrets by Moyez Vassanji
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Book of Secrets
By Moyez Vassanji

The Book of Secrets


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Book of Secrets by Moyez Vassanji

Book Description

When Pius Fernandes, a retired schoolteacher living in modern day Dar es Salaam, discovers a diary of a British colonial administrator from 1913, he is drawn into a provocative account of the Asian community of East Africa, and the liaisons, feelings and secrets of its people, over the course of a century. Part generational history, part detective story, part social chronicle, M.G. Vassanji's award-winning novel magnificently conjures setting and period as it explores notions of identity and exile.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841956862
ISBN-10: 1841956864
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 130mm x 23mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Canongate Books Ltd
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Moyez Vassanji

M.G. Vassanji is the author of five acclaimed novels: The Gunny Sack, which won a regional Commonwealth Writers' Prize; No New Land; The Book of Secrets, which won the very first Giller Prize; Amiriika; and The In-Between World of Vikram Lall, which also received the Giller Prize. He lives in Toronto with his wife and two sons.

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