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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Review: Weep Not, Child

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

Review: Weep Not, Child

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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