Item description for Three Days on the Cross (Poets of Africa Series, 14) by Wahome Mutahi...
The author, a well-known Kenyan journalist, and a former detainee, sets his novel in an un-named African country ruled by the Illustrious One - a paranoiac despot. When he demands a crackdown on dissidents, the director of the special police must please him with arrests and detentions. Two of the suspects, a bank employee and a newspaper reporter, are denounced to the authorities, and detained. What follows is a story of Kafkaesque horror, following the men through the dungeons and torture chambers hidden in the capital of a nation masquerading as civil society. The novel enjoyed instant bestseller success in Kenya.
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Studio: East African Educ. Publ.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.61" Width: 4.8" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.26 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2000
Publisher East African Educ. Publ.
ISBN 9966465561 ISBN13 9789966465566
Availability 96 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 21, 2016 05:35.
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