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This novel, a classic of African literature, still speaks to us today. We look back at Africa's grotesques like Idi Amin of Uganda, Bokassa of the Central African Empire or Zaire's Mobutu, but now we must also look around us at comic opera heads of state posturing extravagantly on our domestic stages. We need this cleansing laughter.

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Paperback, 259 pages
Published September 12th 2017 by Readers International (first published 1982)
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Hummm very hard to read. A more detailed review will soon be published on my blog.
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