Wizard Of The Crow

A landmark of postcolonial African literature, Wizard of the Crow is an ambitious, magisterial, comic novel from the acclaimed Kenyan novelist, playwright, poet, and critic. Set in the fictional Free Republic of Aburiria, Wizard of the Crow dramatizes with corrosive humor and keenness of observation a battle for the souls of the Aburirian people, between a megalomaniac dictator and an unemployed young man who embraces the mantle of a magician. Fashioning the stories of the powerful and the ordinary into a dazzling mosaic, in this magnificent work of magical realism, Ngugi wa'Thiong'o one of the most widely read African writers reveals humanity in all its endlessly surprising complexity.

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Product Overview
ISBN 9781400033843
Categories Asian Literature, BX, Fiction, WBD
Author(s) Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
Publisher Anchor
Pages 768
Format Paperback
Dimensions 13.2cm x 3.4cm x 20cm
Weight 0.62 kg
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