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The last flight of the flamingo

Author: Mia Couto; David Brookshaw
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'In Tizangara, the only facts are supernatural ones. To put it crudely and rudely, here's what happened: a severed penis was found right there on the trunk road just outside Tizangara. A large organ on the loose. Folk turned up from all around.'" "So the translator of Tizangara begins his tale. But more than folk turn up: car loads of foreign investigators and even a UN official, the Italian Massimo Risi, sweep  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories, Mozambican (Portuguese)
Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery stories, Mozambican (Portuguese) - Translations into English
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Couto, Mia, 1955-
Last flight of the flamingo.
London : Serpent's Tail, 2004
(OCoLC)607333069
Online version:
Couto, Mia, 1955-
Last flight of the flamingo.
London : Serpent's Tail, 2004
(OCoLC)627869322
Material Type: Biography, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mia Couto; David Brookshaw
ISBN: 9781852428136 1852428139
OCLC Number: 55126970
Language Note: Translated from the Portuguese.
Description: 179 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Ultimo voo do flamingo.
Responsibility: Mia Couto ; translated by David Brookshaw.

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The civil war in Mozambique has ended but still the local soldiers are being hit by the landmines that litter the ground. Alongside representatives of central government and UN officials is an  Read more...

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?To read Mia Couto is to encounter a peculiarly African sensibility, a writer of fluid, fragmentary narratives? New Statesman ?Mia Couto is a white man with an African soul? Henning Mankell A Read more...

 
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