The Broken Word: An Epic Poem of the British Empire in Kenya, and the Mau Mau Uprising Against It

The Broken Word: An Epic Poem of the British Empire in Kenya, and the Mau Mau Uprising Against It

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The stunning debut from "one of the best British writers to emerge in the past decade." (Julian Barnes)

With a voice that is at once fierce and lyrical, Adam Foulds tells the story of the Mau Mau uprising against British colonial rule in 1950s Kenya. Tom, a young man who has returned to his family's farm, rapidly becomes caught up in the intensifying events of violence and brutality in a conflict Foulds illustrates as both utterly contemporary and yet deeply burdened… (more)

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Publisher: Penguin (March 29, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 80 pages

File size: 200 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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