Measuring time

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Hamish Hamilton, Feb 1, 2007 - Fiction - 383 pages
35 Reviews
Praise for Waiting for an Angel: 'Deeply moving and memorable' The Times 'Astonishing, at once tender and embittered, humorous and unforgiving' Daily Telegraph 'Beautifully judged . . . a powerful, compassionate work' Observer

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Such an interesting read, awesome writing. - Goodreads
On the flip side, I did like Habila's writing style. - Goodreads
I was wanting a bit more at the ending. - Goodreads

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Great book. Kept me enthralled from beginning to end. Read full review

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I liked the characters and their relationships, and the political goings-on -- both the political-hopeful father and the government interference in the school intrigued me. The language was pleasant ... Read full review

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Helon Habila was born in Nigeria in 1967.nbsp; He won the Caine Prize for African Writing 2001 for the opening section of his first book, Waiting for an Angel, which then went on to win the Commonwealth Writersrsquo; Prize for Best First Book, Africa Region, in 2003.nbsp; He now lives in Norwich , where he was Writer-in-Residence from 2002-2004 at the University of East Anglia .

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