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Seasons in Hippoland

Author: Wanjiku Ngũgĩ wa
Publisher: London ; New York : Seagull Books, 2021.
Series: Africa list (Seagull Books)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Victoriana is a country ruled by an Emperor-for-Life who is dying from an illness not officially acknowledged in a land where truth and facts are decided by the Emperor. The elite goes along with the charade. Their children are conditioned to conform. It is a land of truthful lies, where reality has uncertain meaning. Mumbi, a rebellious child from the capital of Westville, and her brother are sent to live in rural  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Magic realism (Literature)
Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wanjiku Ngũgĩ wa
ISBN: 9780857428943 0857428942
OCLC Number: 1263813159
Description: 198 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Africa list (Seagull Books)
Responsibility: Wanjikũ Wa Ngũgĩ.


An enchanting novel of magical realism from a new voice, Kenyan author Wanjiku Wa Ngugi.  Read more...


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"Kenyan author Wanjiku Wa Ngugi tells an incandescent tale of Mumbi, sent to live in Hippoland as a child. Once grown, Mumbi returns to her homeland to relate a magical story that challenges their Read more...

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