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Weep not, child

Ngugi wa Thiong"o

Weep not, child

by Ngugi wa Thiong"o

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published in this series 1964.

StatementNgugi Wa Thiong ơo
SeriesAfrican writers series -- 7.
The Physical Object
Pagination136 p.
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14493400M

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  The first East African novel published in English, Weep Not, Child is a moving book about the effects of the infamous Mau Mau uprising on the lives of ordinary men and women, and on one family in particular. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world/5(7). List of Works Birth of a Dream Weaver: A Memoir of a Writer's Awakening, Secure the Base, In the Name of the Mother: Reflections on Writers and Empire, In the House of the Interpreter: A Memoir, Globalectics: Theory and the Politics of Knowing,

  The first East African novel published in English, Weep Not, Child is a moving book about the effects of the infamous Mau Mau uprising on the lives of ordinary men and women, and on one family in particular. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world/5(14). Specifically, Weep Not, Child deals with the Mau Mau Uprising, and “the bewildering dispossession of an entire people from their ancestral land.”NgÅ©gÄ© wrote the novel while he was a student at Makerere University. Plot summary. The book is divided into two parts and eighteen chapters.


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