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MR Happy and the Hammer of God and Other Stories

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Mr Happy and the Hammer of God is a collection of short stories in which the writer boldly explores different aspects of reality, writing in a style that is often unnerving. Though arranged in two parts, a common strand runs through all the stories, showing up in characters who are all hopelessly trapped, one way or another.

In Part I, there are seven stories addressing iss
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Paperback, 144 pages
Published December 19th 2012 by Ayebia Clarke Publishing (first published January 1st 2008)
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Nana Fredua-Agyeman
Mr Happy and the Hammer of God is my all time favourite short story anthology. Written by Martin Egblewogbe, this story questions man's place in the universe and other such themes.

Read my review of the book here

http://freduagyeman.blogspot.com/2009...

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Ayebia
Sep 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
About the Book

Mr. Happy and The Hammer of God & Other Stories is a significant addition to the genre of short story writing in contemporary Ghanaian and African literature. Martin Egblewogbe is an emerging talent and if his title seems surreal, his stories are no less. The collection is divided into two parts; the first consists of seven stories and the second consists of three.

These stories are not burdened by the “African” condition and those looking for a familiar Ghanaian/African setting
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Nina Chachu
Rather strange set of short stories, with some set in obviously African settings, but others very indeterminate. More inward looking than many other collections.
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Edzordzi Agbozo
Feb 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An interesting experimentation with the short story genre.
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