Weep Not, Child

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Heinemann Educational Books, 1964 - African fiction (English) - 136 pages
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This is a simple and powerful tale of the effects of the Mau Mau war on individuals and families in Kenya.

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The ending, I think, is perfect. - Goodreads
good creative writing that gives hope the helpless. - Goodreads
It was. However, it had some serious pacing problems. - Goodreads
Not sure about the ending though. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Zach - Goodreads

The writing style is simple, and Thiong'o is a good storyteller. That said, it seemed disconnected at times and huge gaps occur that you have to fill in yourself. I was hoping to get a bit more information about Kenyan culture from this, but it didn't seem to be what I was hoping for. Read full review

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User Review  - Julia - Goodreads

beautiful insight into the Mau Mau rebellion and the contradictions inherit within colonial systems. Read full review

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