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Kintu

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Description for Kintu Paperback.
In this epic tale of fate, fortune and legacy, Jennifer Makumbi vibrantly brings to life this corner of Africa and this colourful family as she reimagines the history of Uganda through the cursed bloodline of the Kintu clan. The year is 1750. Kintu Kidda sets out for the capital to pledge allegiance to the new leader of the Buganda kingdom. Along the way he unleashes a curse that will plague his family for generations. Blending oral tradition, myth, folktale and history, Makumbi weaves together the stories of Kintu's descendants as they seek to ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
Oneworld Publications
Condition
New
Number of Pages
432
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781786074430
SKU
9781786074430
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About Makumbi, Jennifer Nansubuga
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, a Ugandan novelist and short story writer, has a PhD from Lancaster University. Her first novel, Kintu (Oneworld, 2018), won the Kwani? Manuscript Project in 2013 and was longlisted for the Etisalat Prize in 2014. She was awarded the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for her story Let's Tell This Story Properly, and her first full story ... Read more

Reviews for Kintu
'It seethes with energy and teems with memorable characters.'
Sunday Times Best Books of the Year
`Kintu is an important book. It is also a very good one...inventive in scope, masterful in execution, [Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi] does for Ugandan literature what Chinua Achebe did for Nigerian writing.'
Guardian
`A highly ambitious, dense and tightly written narrative... ... Read more

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