Seeing double

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Jonathan Cape, Jun 28, 2005 - Fiction - 404 pages
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With caustic humour and keen observation, set in a fictional West African country,Seeing Doubleis a satire that manages to be uncompromising in its analysis of world events and the African continent, without ever sacrificing plot or characterization.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The chaotic coups, counter-coups and underground revolutions of an oil-rich West African nation, related in roiling prose.Wilmot's debut, set in the mythical nation of Niagra, is a broad satire on ... Read full review

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This first novel is initially rather dull and chaotic, with far too many pretentious literary references and shallow characters that seem to have no reason to be there. However, the story of Bob ... Read full review


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