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Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

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Ngũgĩ Wa Thiong’o recounts a part of his life in this memoir infused with the dangers of living in colonial Kenya and the effects of the near decade-long Emergency Act imposed by Britain in the 1950s. In the House of the Interpreter, written from the lens of the young adult Ngũgĩ, begins when he begins high school and chronicles the four years until he sets off or college. The struggles for freedom and justice, the determination of youth, and the power of hope are themes within the writer’s intimate recollections.

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