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Fairytales for lost children

Author: Diriye Osman
Publisher: [London] : Team Angelica Pub., 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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FAIRYTALES FOR LOST CHILDREN is narrated by people constantly on the verge of self-revelation. These characters - young, gay and lesbian Somalis - must navigate the complexities of family, identity and the immigrant experience as they tumble towards freedom. Set in Kenya, Somalia and South London, these stories are imbued with pathos, passion and linguistic playfulness, marking the arrival of a singular new voice in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diriye Osman
ISBN: 9780956971944 0956971946
OCLC Number: 857590560
Description: 156 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Watering the imagination --
Tell the sun not to shine --
Fairytales for lost children --
Shoga --
If I were a dance --
Pavilion --
Ndambi --
Earthling --
Your silence will not protect you --
The other (wo)man --
My roots are your roots.
Other Titles: Fairy tales for lost children
Responsibility: Diriye Osman.

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FAIRYTALES FOR LOST CHILDREN is narrated by people constantly on the verge of self-revelation. These characters - young, gay and lesbian Somalis - must navigate the complexities of family, identity and the immigrant experience as they tumble towards freedom. Set in Kenya, Somalia and South London, these stories are imbued with pathos, passion and linguistic playfulness, marking the arrival of a singular new voice in contemporary fiction.

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