Weep Not, Child (Penguin African Writers)

Weep Not, Child (Penguin African Writers)

The nice Kenyan writer's robust first novel—his best-known work

Two brothers, Njoroge and Kamau, stand on a rubbish heap and inspect their futures: Njoroge is to wait college, whereas Kamau will educate to be a wood worker. yet this is often Kenya, and the days are opposed to them: within the forests, the Mau Mau is waging conflict opposed to the white govt, and the 2 brothers and their kin have to make a decision the place their loyalties lie. For the sensible Kamau, the alternative is straightforward, yet for Njoroge the student, the dream of growth via studying is a difficult one to provide up.

First released in 1964, Weep now not, Child is a relocating novel concerning the results of the notorious Mau Mau rebellion at the lives of standard women and men, and on one kin in particular.

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