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This duty to my country and my era has guided not only this book but all my previous novels. Join us for an unforgettable evening of international fiction with three globally acclaimed coming of age novels set in Africa.

During the Iraq war Couto, in an open letter to the U.

In civil war-ridden Mozambique, led by the communist single political party after its independence, UN Blue Helmets disappear in a mysterious way. Neustadt International Prize for Literature Includes Mia Couto is composed of 3 names. The advance of these consumers of nations forces us, ourselves, writers, to a growing moral obligation. Events on LibraryThing Local. The only people he knows are his father, his brother, an uncle, and a servant.


In he resigned from these posts to study biology. You can examine and separate out names.

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You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. Mwanito’s been living in a big-game park for eight years. In a poetic and innovative way the oral storytelling tradition is fused together with modern literary forms, and motives of popular belief are combined with current political events. A police inspector is investigating a murder of a tyrannical asylum director in a former Portuguese fort which stored slaves and ivory — and all the suspects are eager to claim responsibility for the act.

Toggle navigation Authors Main page Picture gallery 2 Rating statistics If you like A sleep walking land which was chosen by the jury for the International Book Festival in Zimbabwe as one of the 12 best African books of the twentieth century. Against the indecency of those who enrich themselves at the expense of everything and everyone, against those who have their hands dripping with blood, against the lies and crime and fear, against all of this the words of writers should be constructed.

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Set amid the chaos of West Africa’s civil wars, and acclaimed by such writers as Philip Roth and Chinua Achebe, Emmanuel Dongala ‘s Johnny Mad Dog is a powerful, exuberant, and terrifying coming-of-age story. President George Bush, denounced with fierce words the arrogance of the superpower. Mia Couto is composed of 3 names. Combine with… No authors suggested.


The author lives in the capital of Mozambique, Maputo. Mia Couto has 1 past event. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. Three years later he began to study Medicine and then worked as a journalist. Mwanito Vitalicio was eleven when he saw a woman for the first time, and the sight so surprised him he burst into tears. Mia Couto is currently considered a “single author.

He’s been told that rest of the world is dead, that all roads are sad, that they wait for an apology from God. For more help see chiva Common Knowledge help page. Your use of the site and services pasmadz subject to these policies and terms.

The investigation into the background of these occurrences develops into vhuva journey through the cultural heritage of this tattered country, in which the boundaries between dream and reality, past and present become blurred.

Johnny Mad Dog, age sixteen, is a member of a rebel faction bent on seizing control of war-torn Congo.