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Description - Wizard of the Crow by Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

Set in the fictional Free Republic of Aburiria, Wizard of the Crow dramatises with searing humour nad piercing observation a battle for control of the souls of the Aburirian people. Fashioning the stories of the powerful adn the ordinary into a dazzling mosaic, Ngugi wa Thiog'o reveals humanity in all its surprising intricacy. Informed by richly enigmatic traditional African storytelling, Wizard of the Crow is a masterpiece and a major achievement in Ngugi wa Thiong'o's extraordinary and brave career.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099502685
ISBN-10: 0099502682
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 41mm)
Pages: 784
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 5-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

Ngugi wa Thiong'o is one of the leading writers and scholars at work in the world today. His books include the novels Petals of Blood, for which he was imprisoned by the Kenyan government in 1977, A Grain of Wheat and Wizard of the Crow; the memoirs, Dreams in a Time of War and In the House of the Interpreter; and the essays, Decolonizing the Mind, Something Torn and New and Globalectics. Recipient of many honours, among them 10 honorary doctorates, he is currently Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine.

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