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A Grain of Wheat (African Writers Series)

by Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Condition: Very Good

U.S.A.: Heinemann Educational Books, 1983. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. Later Printing.. African Writers Series. Size: Trade Paperback.

A Grain of Wheat is the third and best-known novel by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, a novelist from Kenya. The novel weaves several stories together during the state of emergency in Kenya's struggle for independence (1952–1959), focusing on the quiet Mugo, whose life is ruled by a dark secret. The plot revolves around his home village's preparations for Kenya's independence day celebration.


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