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The Perfect Nine

The Epic of Gĩkũyũ and Mũmbi

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

A dazzling, genre-defying novel in verse, from the author Delia Owens says “tackles the absurdities, injustices, and corruption of a continent”Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s novels and memoirs have received glowing praise from the likes of President Barack Obama, the New Yorker, the New York Times Book Review, The Guardian, and NPR; he has been a finalist for...
Publish Date
2020
October 6
Goodreads rating
4.18
ISBN
9781620975251
Categories
Recommendations
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Recommendations
Nov 04, 2020
Gifted, ingenious and brave, the older sisters have a generosity of spirit that is well conveyed in the book’s lolloping rhythms. But it is Warigia’s story—with its challenges, uncertainties and bittersweet ending—that gives this tale its deep humanity      source