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The Trial of Robert Mugabe

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Unable to recall when exactly he died, Robert Mugabe is shocked to be in the presence of God for trial. Facing him are countless people who died during his regime. They tell their stories, after which God condemns him to hell. Mugabe suddenly wakes up, in Harare, realizing he just had a dreadful dream. Set in the African Afterlife, The Trial of Robert Mugabe tells the Zimb ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published September 15th 2009 by Okri Books Inc (first published 2009)

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Faith
Aug 18, 2009 rated it really liked it
This is an elegantly simple story. However, don't let its simplicity hide its depth. It's a beautiful tale, but an ugly story. The tale is told in what seems to me to be an oral history tradition. It is a true story told fictionally. It has a rhythm to it and it creates a definite aura. It connects to both literature and history.

Robert Mugabe is a dictator, chosen by his people, but who then followed what he wanted despite what his people wanted. As a result, as often happens in such cases, whol
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Karen
Dec 28, 2010 rated it liked it
Shelves: lfpc, fiction
The constant references to authors and others whose work I was not familiar with kept me a little off balance.
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