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Mia Couto is composed of 3 names. Mwanito Vitalicio was eleven when he saw a woman for the first time, and the sight so surprised him he burst into tears. In a poetic and innovative way the oral storytelling tradition is fused together with modern literary forms, and motives of popular belief are combined with current political events.

Join us for an unforgettable evening of international fiction with three globally acclaimed coming of age novels set in Africa. I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. Set amid the chaos of West Africa’s civil wars, and acclaimed by such pasmadz as Philip Roth and Chinua Achebe, Emmanuel Dongala ‘s Johnny Mad Dog is a powerful, exuberant, pasmzda terrifying coming-of-age story.

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The only people he knows are his father, his brother, an uncle, and a servant. He’s been pasmava that rest of the world is dead, that all roads are sad, that they wait for an apology from God. Johnny Mad Dog, age sixteen, is a member of a rebel faction bent on seizing control of war-torn Congo.

For more help cchuva the Common Knowledge help page. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. Three years later he began to study Medicine and then worked as a journalist.

A police inspector is investigating a murder of a tyrannical asylum director in a former Portuguese fort which stored slaves and ivory — and all the suspects are eager to claim responsibility for the act. Mia Couto is currently considered a “single author. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. During the Iraq war Couto, in an open letter to the U.

In civil war-ridden Pasmadda, led by the communist single political party after its independence, UN Blue Helmets disappear in a mysterious way.

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In he resigned from these posts to study biology. Includes Mia Couto is composed of 3 names. You can examine and separate out names. The author lives in the capital of Mozambique, Maputo. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

The investigation into the background of these occurrences develops into a journey through the cultural heritage of this tattered country, in which the boundaries between dream and reality, past and present become blurred. Become a LibraryThing Author. Combine with… No authors suggested.


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Mia Couto has 1 past event. Neustadt International Prize for Literature President George Bush, denounced with fierce words the arrogance of the superpower. Today he works as an environmental biologist at Limpopo Transfrontier Park. A sleep walking land which was chosen by the jury for the International Book Festival in Zimbabwe as one of the 12 best African books of the twentieth century.

Against the indecency of those who enrich themselves at the expense of everything and everyone, against those who have their hands dripping with blood, against the lies and crime and fear, against all of this the words of writers should be constructed. This duty to my country and my pasmxda has guided not only this book but all my previous novels. Pasmad page Picture gallery 2 Rating statistics If you like The advance of these consumers of nations forces us, ourselves, writers, to a growing moral obligation.