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- Random House 2014; US$ 14.95
Set in the fictional Free Republic of Aburiria, Wizard of the Crow dramatises with searing humour and piercing observation a battle for control of the souls of the Aburirian people. Fashioning the stories of the powerful and the ordinary into a dazzling mosaic, Ngugi wa Thiog'o reveals humanity in all its surprising intricacy. Informed... more...
- Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2014; US$ 30.56
Die Gesellschaftsromane der Süddeutsche Zeitung eBibliothek. Die ebenso authentischen wie gekonnt konstruierten Erzählungen beschreiben fünf ganz unterschiedliche Milieus und zeigen, wie die Lebensbedingungen die Romanfiguren prägen – die Reflexion über das, was wirklich ist, und die präzise Analyse der gesellschaftlichen Zustände und Widersprüche... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95
In exile now for more than twenty years, Kenyan novelist, playwright, poet and critic Ngugi wa Thiong?o has become one of the most widely read African writers. Commencing in ?our times? and set in the fictional ?Free Republic of Aburiria,? Wizard of the Crow dramatizes with corrosive humor and keenness of observation a battle for control of the souls... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
Born in 1938 in rural Kenya, Ng?g? wa Thiong?o came of age in the shadow of World War II, amidst the terrible bloodshed in the war between the Mau Mau and the British. The son of a man whose four wives bore him more than a score of children, young Ng?g? displayed what was then considered a bizarre thirst for learning, yet it was unimaginable that... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 13.60
During the early fifties, Kenya was a country in turmoil. While Ngugi enjoys scouting trips, chess tournaments and reading about Biggles at the prestigious Alliance School near Nairobi, things are changing at home. He arrives back for his first visit since starting school to find his house razed to the ground and the entire village moved up the road... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 19.99
A masterful writer working in many genres, Ngugi wa Thiong?o entered the East African literary scene in 1962 with the performance of his first major play, The Black Hermit, at the National Theatre in Uganda. In 1977 he was imprisoned after his most controversial work, Ngaahika Ndeenda (I Will Marry When I Want), produced in Nairobi, sharply criticized... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 25.95
With black-and-white illustrations throughout World-renowned Kenyan novelist, poet, playwright, and literary critic Ng?ug?ý wa Thiong?o gives us the second volume of his memoirs in the wake of his critically acclaimed Dreams in a Time of War. In the House of the Interpreter richly and poignantly evokes the author?s life and times at boarding... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 21.86
Renowned worldwide, as novelist and dramatist, Ngugi wa Thiongo's contributions to the body of critical writing on African literature, politics and society have been highly significant. His best known critical work is Decolonising the Mind, which since publication in 1986 has profoundly influenced other writers, critics, scholars and students. These... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 12.23
Ngugi wa Thiong'o was born the fifth child of his father's third wife, in a family that includes twenty-four children born to four different mothers. He spent his 1930s childhood as the apple of his mother's eye, before attending school to slake what is considered a bizarre thirst for learning. As he grows up, the wider political and social... more...