‘KINTU’- A REVIEW

Nansubuga Makumbi delivers a uniqely exciting multi-generational story set in Uganda!

She tells the story of Kintu, the mythical first man on earth and founder of the Buganda Kingdom. Starting in the 18th century, this beautiful historical novel oscillates between the 18th and 20th century, sprawling the epochs of the majestic Buganda Kingdom to modern day Kampala.

Makumbi beautifully covers culture, intergenerational changes, heritage, love and life!

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2/70

‘DESERTION’ – A REVIEW

The newest recipient of the Noble Prize for Literature, Abdulrazak weaves an intriguing tale in Desertion.

Set in his native Tanzania, this novel captures colonialism and its attendant implications. He aptly introduces the rich Swahili culture to his readers all the while tackling pertinent themes such as race, religion and marriage.

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