A Grain of Wheat

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East African Publishers, 1971 - 280 pages
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User Review  - Karl - Goodreads

Maybe this was more groundbreaking when it appeared, and by now we've all ready a lot about the evils of colonialism, including turning the colonized against one another. Or maybe I don't know enough ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ben Cole - Goodreads

A dense read, but once you get through the first half the rest really does just breeze past. Ngugi wa Thiongo'o uses prose effectively to encapsulate the atmosphere of pre-independence Kenya, providing not just an engaging storyline, but thoughtful insight as well. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
11
Section 3
18
Section 4
33
Section 5
47
Section 6
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Section 7
68
Section 8
116
Section 10
147
Section 11
154
Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
225
Section 17
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Section 9
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