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Presenting a various and fantastic assortment from all around the continent, from Morocco to Zimbabwe, Uganda to Kenya. Helon Habila specializes in more youthful, more moderen writers - contrasted with a few of their older, extra confirmed friends - to provide a desirable photograph of a brand new and extra liberated Africa.
These writers are characterised via their engagement with the broader international and the possibilities provided via the tip of apartheid, the tip of civil wars and dictatorships, and the probabilities of loose circulation. Their paintings is electrified through shuttle and exile. they're liberated, worldwide and expansive. As Dambudzo Marechera wrote: 'If you are a author for a selected kingdom or particular race, then f*** you." those are the tales of a brand new Africa, punchy, self-confident and defiant.
Includes tales by way of: Fatou Diome; Aminatta Forna; Manuel Rui; Patrice Nganang; Leila Aboulela; Zoë Wicomb; Alaa Al Aswany; Doreen Baingana; E.C. Osondu.

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