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A river called time

Author: Mia Couto
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mariano, who has lived in the city from an early age, is summoned back to his village to attend his grandfather's funeral ...
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Genre/Form: Satire
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mia Couto
ISBN: 9781846686719 1846686717
OCLC Number: 225445566
Language Note: Translated from the Portuguese.
Description: 231 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Rio chamado tempo.
Responsibility: Mia Couto ; translated by David Brookshaw.

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Mariano, who has lived in the city from an early age, is summoned back to his village to attend his grandfather's funeral. But, when he arrives, he discovers two things: firstly, that he has been  Read more...

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Couto is considered the most-prominent of the younger generation of writers in Portuguese-speaking Africa. In his novels, Couto passionately and sensitively describes everyday life in Read more...

 
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