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Author: Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2015. ©1965
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 50th anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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A legendary work of African literature, this moving and eye-opening novel lucidly captures the drama of a people and culture whose world has been overturned. The River Between explores life in the mountains of Kenya during the early days of white settlement. Faced with a choice between an alluring new religion and their own ancestral customs, the Gikuyu people are torn between those who fear the unknown and those  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo, 1938-
River between.
New York, New York : Penguin Books, [2015]
(DLC) 2015006434
(OCoLC)881869815
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
ISBN: 9780698166776 0698166779
OCLC Number: 907677746
Description: 1 online resource
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo ; introduction by Uzodinma Iweala.

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A legendary work of African literature, this moving and eye-opening novel lucidly captures the drama of a people and culture whose world has been overturned. The River Between explores life in the mountains of Kenya during the early days of white settlement. Faced with a choice between an alluring new religion and their own ancestral customs, the Gikuyu people are torn between those who fear the unknown and those who see beyond it.

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"One of the greatest writers of our time." --Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, The Guardian "His novels . . . have been deservedly canonized by the iconic [Penguin Classics] series." --The Wall Street Read more...

 
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