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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Praised on both sides of the Atlantic as well as in the author’s native Uganda, Moses Isegawa’s first novel Abyssinian Chronicles was a big.
One. In the Air. Bat Katanga did his first and only job interview inside a military helicopter, the missile-laden Mirage Avenger, owned by General Samson Bazooka Ondogar. In the years to come, his first impression of the machine would repeat itself in his mind like a leitmotif. The thing looked surreal, the spinning blades like whirling knives, the sun’s rays its only decoration
This was the time when he indulged himself and did whatever came into his head.
This was the time when he indulged himself and did whatever came into his head. e, fornicate and swear deep into the night. His favourite trick was to shoot beer bottles placed next to his friends, and, to perfect the skill, he practised assiduously every week. In the migratory season he often challenged them to shoot birds flying over his house for five hundred dollars per bird.
Moses Isegawa Moses Isegawa was born in Uganda and worked as a history teacher before leaving for the Netherlands in 1990
The book follows a cavalcade of characters as they reach for power, love or money in the new "snakepit" that is Uganda, and many are. Moses Isegawa was born in Uganda and worked as a history teacher before leaving for the Netherlands in 1990. He is the author of Abyssinian Chronicles. He lives in Amsterdam.
Snakepit by Moses Isegawa.
Электронная книга "Snakepit: A Novel", Moses Isegawa Moses Isegawa was born in Uganda and worked as a history teacher before leaving for the Netherlands in 1990.
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Acclaim for Moses Isegawa’s. This diverting, absorbing read. makes us wonder where Isegawa’s creative genius will take him next. St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Isegawa’s painful honesty and his unwillingness to spare any of his characters make Snakepit a work of fiction that bears the hallmark of truth. The Star-Ledger (Newark). Reads like a macabre horror tale-the special agent comes home to find his wife with her head cut off-but the fiction is grounded in the facts of Idi Amin’s dictatorship in Uganda in the 1970s, when atrocity was ‘business as usual.
In Snakepit, Isegawa returns to the surreal, brutalizing landscapes . Every once in a while there emerges a literary voice with the power and urgency to immerse readers deep within a previously "invisible" culture.
In Snakepit, Isegawa returns to the surreal, brutalizing landscapes of his homeland during the time of dictator Idi Amin, when interlocking webs of emotional cruelty kept tyrants gratified and servants cooperative, a land where no one-not husbands or wives, parents or lovers-is ever safe from the implacable desires of men in power. From a young African writer who has already earned comparisons to Salman Rushdie and Gabriel Garcia Marquez comes this masterful saga of life in 20th-century Uganda.