The River Between by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Title:  The River Between Author: Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Publisher: East African Education Publishers Publication Date: 2007 (first published 1965) This book talks about how the Kikuyu people from Central Kenya dealt with the coming of the British settlers; first as Christian missionaries, then as the government establishment. Some of the natives became puritanical Christians and renounced their … Continue reading The River Between by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Leopard at the Door by Jennifer McVeigh

Leopard at the Door is a Bildungsroman about Rachel who returns to the Kenya in the early 1950s after spending six years in England. She is excited to reunite with her widowed father, her old friends on their farm and revive her childhood memories but finds that everything has changed. Title:  Leopard at the Door Author: … Continue reading Leopard at the Door by Jennifer McVeigh