How Beautiful We Were by Imbolo Mbue

"How Beautiful We Were" is a novel set in a fictional African village called Kosawa, where the people are suffering from the devastating effects of an American oil company's presence. The story is told through the eyes of a young girl named Thula, who grows up to become a revolutionary leader fighting for justice for her people. The novel explores themes of environmental destruction, corruption, and the power of community and resistance. It is a powerful and moving story that sheds light on the ongoing struggles faced by many communities in the Global South.

The 8981st greatest book of all time


Published
2021
Nationality
Cameroonian
Type
Fiction
Pages
384
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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