Petals of blood by Ng̃ug̃i wa Thiongʼo

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, ...

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The 1342nd greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - Third World Novels… The Top 10 (New Internationalist)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Petals of Blood (Penguin African Writers Series) Kindle Edition 527772 2005
Petals of Blood (African Writers Series) Hardcover 2193765 $85.11 $0.99 1986
Petals of Blood Paperback 2889308 $42.90 $0.25 1991
Petals of Blood Paperback 171985 $7.50 $2.55 2005