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Who Will Catch Us As We Fall
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About The Book
A powerful tale of love and politics in contemporary Nairobi, Who Will Catch Us As We Fall depicts a Kenya on the cusp of change in all its complexity. Through two of the most memorable and remarkable characters in contemporary African fiction, Iman Verjee has penned a moving portrait of a family torn apart by national politics and prejudice, yet still painfully tethered together.
- Publisher: Oneworld Publications (August 9, 2016)
- Length: 448 pages
- ISBN13: 9781780749365
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Raves and Reviews
‘A unique, powerful voice in African literature.’
'Assured…striking…the story’s message of hope, resilience and redemption is as important as it is timely’.
‘A vibrant picture of a country in turmoil. An unforgettable and ultimately hopeful tale.’
‘An unusually gifted young writer.’
– Margaux Fragoso, author of Tiger, Tiger
‘An epic story of politics, love and how self-examination can heal wounds cutting deeply in a flailing contemporary community…Verjee's characters are captivating; their personalities come through amid amazing descriptions of a system that profoundly and catastrophically affects both nation and family.’
– Library Journal
‘A rich book about life in Nairobi…the narrative explores politics, corruption and tradition in contemporary Nairobi through a sweeping family epic.’
– Toronto Star
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