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Thursday, 13 October 2011 08:11

STRINGS OF PEARLS BLEEDING LIGHT

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Author: Sheniz Janmohamed Publ: Tsar Publications Reviewer: Stephen D. P. Over the last couple of decades, numerous scholars of post colonialism, many writing from their own privileged experience as diasporans, have identified hybrid personal identity…
Thursday, 13 October 2011 08:35

CRACKDOWN!

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Author: Njuguna Mutonya Publ: JC Press Reviewer: Awaaz This 106 page book, simply written and easily read, is a stark reminder to all of us of the tremendous sacrifices made by the fighters for the…
Thursday, 13 October 2011 09:17

HEARTS & SOULS

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Author: Leopoldo Paradela Reviewer: Stephen Derwent Partington The author of Hearts & Souls, Leopoldo Paradela, who I suspect wrote his own blurb, is probably right: we possibly do need more ‘love’ in the world, and…
Thursday, 13 October 2011 09:18

MEN OF DYNAMITE- -Pen Portraits of MK Pioneers

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Ed.: Rashid Seedat and Razia Saleh. Publ: Ahmed Kathrada Foundation, 2009, Johannesburg. Reviewer: Meg Samuelson, Stellenbosch University, South Africa. This collection of ‘pen portraits’ focuses a band of young Indian men (with one or two…
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Author: Joe Khamisi Publ: Trafford, 390 pp Reviewer: John Sibi-Okumu In writing The Politics of Betrayal Joe Khamisi has made an undeniable achievement: He has added a pioneering title to the list of books about…
Thursday, 13 October 2011 09:20

WIZARD OF THE CROW

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Wizard of the Crow (English translation from Gikuyu) Author: Ngugi wa Thiong’o Publ: Anchor Books Reviewer: Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye Abstract This paper examines the narrative and stylistic mechanisms of Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s English version of…
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