Every Day Is for the Thief: Fiction

Every Day Is for the Thief: Fiction

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For readers of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Michael Ondaatje, Every Day Is for the Thief is a wholly original work of fiction by Teju Cole, whose critically acclaimed debut, Open City, was the winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and was named one of the best books of the year by more than twenty publications.

 

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Every Day Is for the Thief is direct and bracing, a short, sharp counterpunch to those who seek to romanticise Africa.

Although he classifies his book as "fiction," it contains less of the human heat and emotional tangles of most novels, and more of the cool-eyed reporting and knowing observation that you might find in the most cerebral travel writing.

There is the sharp imagery, the attention to detail, the indifference to plot. Listen to the evocative voice, the gorgeous prose, look how he is very much his father’s son.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Random House (March 25, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 160 pages

File size: 4.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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