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The in-between world of Vikram Lall : a novel

Author: M G Vassanji
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2004, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1953 Kenya, a diverse group of children meet and become friends, using their imaginations to escape the conflict around them.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M G Vassanji
ISBN: 1841955388 9781841955384 1841955396 9781841955391
OCLC Number: 58997442
Notes: Originally published: Canada : Doubleday, 2003.
Description: 439 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: by M.G. Vassanji.

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Vikram Lall, like his adopted country, inhabits an 'in-between world': between the pull of his ancestral home in India and the Kenya he loves passionately; between his tragic past in Africa and an  Read more...

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"A wholly engaging and spirited novel of Africa: warm, shrewdly charming, replete with its own wry and humane wisdom," William Boyd "Belonging in a category with Tolstoy's War and Peace, Vassanji's Read more...

 
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