The River Between: Penguin classics (paperback)

The River Between: Penguin classics (paperback)

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A 50th-anniversary edition of one of the most powerful novels by the great Kenyan author and Nobel Prize nominee

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 Betweenexplores 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.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
AUTHOR: NGUGI WA THIONG'O
Binding: Paperback,176 pages
Pub Date: April 28, 2015
Physical Info: 0.7" H x 7.7" L x 5.0" W (0.3 lbs)
ISBN: 0143107496  
EAN: 9780143107491
Publisher: Penguin books
Biographical Note:
NGUGI WA THIONG'O is an award-winning novelist, playwright, and essayist from Kenya whose novels have been translated into more than thirty languages. He is Distinguished Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine. He lives in Irvine, California.
UZODINMA IWEALA is the author of the award-winning novel Beasts of No Nation and is one of Granta's Best Young American Novelists. He lives in Lagos, Nigeria, and New York City.