Wizard of the Crow

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Commencing in ‘our times’ and set in the ‘Free Republic of Aburiria’, the novel dramatises a battle for control of the souls of the Aburirian people. Fashioning the stories of the powerful and the ordinary into a dazzling mosaic, Ngõugõi reveals humanity in all its ceaselessly surprising complexity.

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Description

Informed by traditional African storytelling, discover Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s masterpiece.

To honour the Ruler’s birthday, the Free Republic of Aburiria set out to build a tower; a modern wonder of the world that will reach the gates of Heaven. But behind this pillar of unity a battle for control of the Aburirian people rages. Among the contenders: the eponymous Wizard, an avatar of folklore and wisdom; the corrupt Christian Ministry; and the nefarious Global Bank.

Additional information

Weight 0.562 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 4 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

784

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

896.395432 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K