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A life in full and other stories : the Caine Prize for African writing 2010.

Publisher: Oxford : New Internationalist ; Auckland Park, South Africa : Jacana Media ; Garki, Abuji, Nigeria : Cassava Republic Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These 17 stories show the richness and range of current writing on the continent. They underline the primacy of the short story, with its oral antecedents, at the very heart of African literature.
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Genre/Form: African fiction (English)
Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781906523374 1906523371 9781770098992 1770098992 9789789078776 9789078773
OCLC Number: 551430823
Description: 224 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The life of Worm / Ken Barris --
How shall we kill the bishop? / Lily Mabura --
Muzungu / Namwali Serpeli --
Soulmates / Alex Smith --
Stickfighting days / Olufemi Terry --
The plantation / Ovo Adagha --
Soul safari / Alnoor Amiani --
A life in full / Jude Dibia --
Mr. Oliver / Mamle Kabu --
Happy ending / Stanley Onjezani Kenani --
The David Thuo Show / Samuel Munene --
Set me free / Clifford Chianga Oluoch --
Invocations to the dead / Gill Schierhout --
Almost cured of sadness / Vuyo Seripe --
The journey / Valerie Tagwira --
The king and I / Novuyo Rosa Tshuma --
Indigo / Molara Wood.

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