Devil on the cross / Ng�ug�i wa Thiong'o ; translated from the G�ik�uy�u by the author.

By: Ng�ug�i wa Thiong'o, 1938-Material type: TextTextSeries: ZPH writers series ; 14African writers series ; 200Copyright date: �1982Description: 254 pages. ; 19 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780435908447; 0949932469Uniform titles: Caitaani m�utharaba-in�i. English Subject(s): Kikuyu fiction -- Translations into English | Fiction in English Kenyan writers, 1960- - TextsGenre/Form: Political fiction. Additional physical formats: Online version:: Devil on the cross.Summary: This remarkable and symbolic novel centers around Wariinga's tragedy and uses it to tell a story of contemporary Kenya faced with the "satan of capitalism." Ngugi has directed his writing even more firmly towards the commitment that he shows in Writers in Politics and Detained: A Writer's Prison Diary. The novel was written secretly in prison on the only available material -- lavatory paper. It was discovered when almost complete but unexpectedly returned to him on his release. Such was the demand for the original Gikuyu edition that it reprinted on publication
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Translation of: Caitaani m�utharaba-in�i

Translation of: Caitaani m�utharaba-in�i.

This remarkable and symbolic novel centers around Wariinga's tragedy and uses it to tell a story of contemporary Kenya faced with the "satan of capitalism." Ngugi has directed his writing even more firmly towards the commitment that he shows in Writers in Politics and Detained: A Writer's Prison Diary. The novel was written secretly in prison on the only available material -- lavatory paper. It was discovered when almost complete but unexpectedly returned to him on his release. Such was the demand for the original Gikuyu edition that it reprinted on publication