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The river between

Auteur : Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
Éditeur : London : Heinemann, [1965]
Collection : African writers series, 17.
Édition/format :   Print book : Fiction : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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This book explores life on the Makuyu and Kameno ridges of Kenya in the early days of white settlement. Faced with an alluring new religion and 'magical' customs, the Gikuyu people are torn between those who fear the unknown and those who see beyond it. Some follow Joshua and his fiery brand of Christianity. Others proudly pursue tribal independence. In the midst of this disunity stands Waiyaki, a dedicated  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Fiction
History
Format – détails additionnels : Online version:
Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo, 1938-
River between.
London, Heinemann [1965]
(OCoLC)570235035
Type d’ouvrage : Fiction
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
ISBN : 043590017X 9780435900175
Numéro OCLC : 365208
Notes : "An H.E.B. paperback"--Page 4 of cover.
Published under the author's earlier name: James Ngugi.
Description : 174 pages ; 19 cm.
Titre de collection : African writers series, 17.
Responsabilité : James Ngugi.

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This book explores life on the Makuyu and Kameno ridges of Kenya in the early days of white settlement. Faced with an alluring new religion and 'magical' customs, the Gikuyu people are torn between those who fear the unknown and those who see beyond it. Some follow Joshua and his fiery brand of Christianity. Others proudly pursue tribal independence. In the midst of this disunity stands Waiyaki, a dedicated visionary born to a line of prophets. He struggles to educate the tribe, a task he sees as the only unifying link between the two factions, but his plans for the future raise issue which will determine both his and the Gikuyu's survival.

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