Africa’s Tarnished Name

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This title is one of 50 new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic ‘Penguin Modern Classics’ series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from Kathy Acker to James Baldwin, Truman Capote to Stanislaw Lem and George Orwell to Stevie Smith; essays radical and inspiring; poems moving and disturbing; stories surreal and fabulous; taking us from the deep South to modern Japan, New York’s underground scene to the farthest reaches of outerspace.

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He needed to hear Africa speak for itself after a lifetime of hearing Africa spoken about by others

Electrifying essays on the history, complexity, diversity of a continent, from the father of modern African literature.

Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from Kathy Acker to James Baldwin, Truman Capote to Stanislaw Lem and George Orwell to Shirley Jackson; essays radical and inspiring; poems moving and disturbing; stories surreal and fabulous; taking us from the deep South to modern Japan, New York’s underground scene to the farthest reaches of outer space.

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Weight 0.049 kg
Dimensions 16 × 11 × 0.4 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

55

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

828.914 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K