Petals of Blood

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o (Author) Chinua Achebe (Editor)
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Product Details

Price
$17.00  $15.64
Publisher
Penguin Group
Publish Date
February 22, 2005
Pages
432
Dimensions
5.0 X 7.7 X 1.1 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780143039174
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About the Author

Ngugi wa Thiong'o was born in Limuru, Kenya, in 1938. One of the leading African writers and scholars at work today, he is the author of many novels, short stories, essays, a memoir, and several plays, and recipient of numerous high honors. Currently he is Distinguished Professor in the School of Humanities and director of the International Center for Writing and Translation at the University of California, Irvine.

Moses Isegawa was born in Uganda and is the author of the novels Abyssinian Chronicles and Snakepit.

Reviews

"One of the greatest writers of our time." --Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, The Guardian

"His novels . . . have been deservedly canonized by the iconic [Penguin Classics] series." --The Wall Street Journal

"Ambitious, caustic, and impassioned." --The New Yorker

"A mind-blowing political statement, an anguished cry of despair . . . a bombshell." --The Weekly Review (Kenya)