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In this sophisticated age of space exploration, Yismake Worku presented with a prime novel, adequately capable of deserving the eyes of all readers. Written with a flawless literature coupled with a magnanimous storytelling, it has a particular style that is unique only to the author. Chapter after chapter Dertogada takes you on a voyage overflowing with suspense. It does ...more
Paperback, 358 pages
Published 2012 by Unity Publishers (first published 2009)
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Nov 06, 2012 Timo rated it did not like it
Although it seems to be most famous Ethiopian novel of modern times I must be very far from Ethiopia in every sense to dance on this party. Engineer, the main character, who has several higher degrees, has developed and built submarine with his bare hands which can also fly from Ethiopia to America with a moment, who is the author of GPS system and is haunted by CIA, Mossad, Ethiopian intelligence and MI6 at once, is really a story one of a kind.
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Dec 30, 2012 Ged ion Berhanu rated it really liked it
I have liked this book in a way differnt from others would. May be it`s because I`m Ethiopian and I kind of felt patriotic or because it`s the only novel of it`s kind in Ehtiopia, either way it`s a great book that tells about Ethiopia`s past history and creat`s a sci-fi fantasy at the same time. It also have a sequel (Ramatohara, which hasn`t been translated to English yet) ...more
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It is absolutely ridiculous book ever to me.
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