Abyssinian Chronicles

Moses Isegawa

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Picador

9781447275848
512
Synopsis

An extraordinary African saga about life and death in Uganda, a coming of age story of a boy and of a country.

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‘Vibrant and sombre, Abyssinian Chronicles seamlessly integrates positive, workaday Ugandan lives with Amin’s murderous regime . . . sharp and bitterly funny storytelling’ Independent

‘Vibrant and sombre, Abyssinian Chronicles seamlessly integrates positive, workaday Ugandan lives with Amin’s murderous regime . . . sharp and bitterly funny storytelling’ Independent

‘Precious few first novels are as phantasmagoric or as haunting as this one’ Time

‘Bewitching . . . a spectacular debut, and one which makes a significant contribution to the literature of Africa’ Observer