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Money Galore

3.84  ·  Rating details ·  31 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
An irreverent satire set in Ghana, told with serious intent.
Hardcover, 5 pages
Published December 11th 1986 by Heinemann Educational Books
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Marvin
May 17, 2011 rated it it was ok
For the serious undertones of this novel, the writing was pretty poor. The descriptive imagery seemed to jump from one part to the next without much transitioning. I was always aware that I was reading a book and not actually watching the events unfold first-hand.
Unfortunately, the events that are described in this book still occur in one form or the other in modern-day African politics, almost always blatantly and with impunity so it seems that Amu Djoleto's satire if read by current politici
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Betty-ann Ananeh-frempong
It was an interesting book about Ghanaian politics after colonialism. Obviously we were grappling with our new found freedom and politicians thought there could do anything. In hindsight from this book and others like it like A man of the People by Chinua Achebe, I believe coup detats saved Ghana from becoming another North Korea, Libya, Uganda or any other country where the fundamental human right is wantonly disregarded.
V. NaaTakia
Jul 04, 2016 rated it liked it
In Money Galore, everyone has something to gain and looks out for themselves first. It is an interesting book centered chiefly on Politics and Corruption, and irregularly on deception, dishonesty and immorality.
Nina Chachu
Feb 14, 2010 rated it liked it
Interesting how this book published 35 years ago describes Ghanaian politics and politicians in ways that are more than familiar! Does this mean we haven't made that much progress?
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