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African Violet and Other Stories : The Caine Prize for African Writing 2012

African Violet and Other Stories The Caine Prize for African Writing The Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa s leading literary prize For over ten years it has supported and promoted contemporary African writing Keeping true to its motto Africa will always bring

  • Title: African Violet and Other Stories : The Caine Prize for African Writing 2012
  • Author: The Caine Prize for African Writing
  • ISBN: 9781780260747
  • Page: 432
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa s leading literary prize For over ten years it has supported and promoted contemporary African writing Keeping true to its motto Africa will always bring something new, the prize has helped launch the literary careers of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Segun Afolabi, Leila Aboulela, Brian Chikwava, EC Osondu Henrietta Rose Innes,The Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa s leading literary prize For over ten years it has supported and promoted contemporary African writing Keeping true to its motto Africa will always bring something new, the prize has helped launch the literary careers of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Segun Afolabi, Leila Aboulela, Brian Chikwava, EC Osondu Henrietta Rose Innes, Binyavanga Wainaina, and many others.The 2012 collection will include the five shortlisted stories and the stories written at the Caine Prize Writers Workshop It will be published to coincide with the announcement of the award in July 2012.

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    1. Maureen says:
      A first reads giveaway thank you A unique collection of short stories from The African Continent Written by various authors, they give an intimate look at life in the raw through each character s story.There is sadness, brutality, and also humour I really loved some of the stories ,such as African Violet, The Verge, and Table Manners, but each of them has their own merit It wouldn t be my normal choice of book but it made a refreshing change and I did enjoy it.

    2. Maya says:
      Favorite stories Bombay s Republic by Rotimi Babatunde La Salle de D part by Melissa Tandiwe Myambo Quick spoilery notes view spoiler Bombay s Republtic loved this one, humor and sadness in a perfect balance Great twist on the Everything is Possible Nigeria 5 Urban Zoning ambiguous i m not sure i saw all the nuances as i know very little about Kenya and yet sufficient context to understand what s happening to Kandle and why Very good 4 Love on Trial on homosexuals in Malawi a bit simplistic and [...]

    3. Judy Croome says:
      If you re a reader looking for a book to perk your jaded interest in a world with too many homogeneous books, AFRICAN VIOLET and other stories , the collection of the 2012 Caine Prize for African Writing shortlisted entries, is the book for you.These 15 unique short stories depict the reality of this continent brutal, passionate and wounded In each, the different facets of Africa glitter with tears of despair, anger, rage and desperation But there are also glimpses of that spirit that gives Afri [...]


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