Secret Lives and Other Stories

by Ngūgī wa Thiong'o

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Secret Lives & Other Stories

'One of the greatest writers of our time' Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Ngugi wa Thiong'o is renowned for his political novels and plays, yet he honed his craft as a short story writer. First published in 1975, Secret Lives and Other Stories brings together a range of Ngugi's political short stories. From tales of the meeting between magic and superstition, to stories about the modernising forces of colonialism, and the pervasive threat of nature, this collection celebrates the storytelling might of one of Africa's best-loved writers.

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Challenge: Read Around Africa Challenge
Country: Kenya flag Kenya
Language: EN
Genre: Short story
Recommended: 01 Aug 2020

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