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By Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

ISBN-10: 0307961206

ISBN-13: 9780307961204

ISBN-10: 0345802543

ISBN-13: 9780345802545

From a wide ranging new voice, a unique a few splintered relations in Kenya—a tale of energy and deceit, unrequited love, survival and sacrifice.

Odidi Oganda, operating for his lifestyles, is gunned down within the streets of Nairobi. His grief-stricken sister, Ajany, simply again from Brazil, and their father carry his physique again to their crumbling domestic within the Kenyan drylands, looking a few convenience and peace. however the homicide has stirred thoughts lengthy left untouched and unleashed a chain of unforeseen occasions: Odidi and Ajany’s mercurial mom flees in a healthy of rage; a tender Englishman arrives on the Ogandas’ residence, looking his lacking father; a hardened policeman who has borne witness to unspeakable acts reopens a chilly case; and an all-seeing dealer with a murky id plots an past due revenge. In scenes stretching from the violent upheaval of up to date Kenya again via a stunning political assassination in 1969 and the Mau Mau uprisings opposed to British colonial rule within the Fifties, we come to profit the secrets and techniques held through this parched panorama, buried deep in the shared previous of the kinfolk and of a conflicted kingdom.

here's a spellbinding novel a few brother and sister who've misplaced their manner; approximately how myths come to go, background is written, and struggle stains us forever.

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