Ngugi wa Thiong'o
The best books of all time by Ngugi wa Thiong'o
1340 . Matigari by Ngugi wa Thiong'o
"Lyrical and hilarious in turn, Matigari is a memorable satire on the betrayal of human ideals and on the bitter experience of post-independence African society"--Publisher's blurb.
1510 . The River Between by Ngugi wa Thiong'o
The River Between is a 1965 novel by prolific Kenyan author Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o that was published as part of the influential African Writers Series. It tells the story of the separation of two neig...
1857 . Wizard of the Crow by Ngugi wa Thiong'o
A landmark of postcolonial African literature, Wizard of the Crow is an ambitious, magisterial, comic novel from the acclaimed Kenyan novelist, playwright, poet, and critic. Set in the fictional Fr...
1955 . Petals of blood by Ngugi wa Thiong'o
The puzzling murder of three African directors of a foreign-owned brewery sets the scene for this fervent, hard-hitting novel about disillusionment in independent Kenya. A deceptively simple tale, ...