ISBN10: 1945492015 ISBN13: 9781945492013 Contributors: Bady, Aaron (Introduction) Publisher: Transit Books Published: May 16 2017 Pages: 443 Weight: 1.20lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.00" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
"Kintu is a masterpiece, an absolute gem, the great Ugandan novel you didn’t know you were waiting for."?Aaron Bady In 1754, Kintu Kidda unleashes a curse that will plague his family for generations. In this ambitious tale of a clan and of a nation, Makumbi weaves together the stories of Kintu’s descendants as they seek to break from the burden of their shared past and reconcile the inheritance of tradition and the modern world that is their future. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi is the winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Her debut novel, Kintu, was longlisted for the 2014 Etisalat Prize. Aaron Bady is a writer in Oakland, California, and an editor at The New Inquiry. Sales Handle: Uganda’s history reimagined through the cursed bloodline of the Kintu clan in an award-winning debut.