Jaime Bunda, Secret Agent: Story of Various Mysteries

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Aflame Books, 2006 - Fiction - 294 pages
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Set in modern-day Luanda, this satirical crime novel introduces readers to Jaime Bunda, an overweight, incompetent detective set on the trail of a murderer. Through misstep and mistake, Bunda finds himself embroiled in crimes of passion and international criminal networks as he stumbles through contemporary Angola. This mystery pokes fun at the James Bond genre while offering humorous insight into contemporary Angolan culture.

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User Review  - shawnd - LibraryThing

This is an absolutely hilarious farcical comedy about a promising young detective who makes up in luck what he's missing in experience. Take Charlie Chaplin, add 200 pounds, make him an Angolan ... Read full review

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Pepetela is the pen name of Artur Pestana, who is the author of 15 books, including Mayombe, The Return of the Water Spirit, and Yaka. He is currently a lecturer in sociology at the Agostinho Neto University in Luanda.

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