As The Crow Flies (häftad)
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As The Crow Flies

Häftad,  Engelska, 2024-09-12
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From the winner of the 2022 Los Angeles Times Book Award, As the Crow Flies is Vronique Tadjo's evocative collection of short stories. Writing in exquisite, poetic prose, Vronique Tadjo weaves together a rich tapestry of characters all nameless and faceless as they tell their stories of parting and return, losing and gaining, suffering and healing. Like a bird in flight, Tadjo travels across a borderless landscape composed of tales of daily existence, news reports, allegories and ancestral myths, creating a lyrical and moving portrait of the interconnectedness of human life. 'A mosaic of 20th-century life.' Guardian
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A mosaic of 20th-century life. * Guardian *

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Vronique Tadjo is a writer, poet, academic, and illustrator. She was born in Paris in 1955 and brought up in Abidjan, Cte d'Ivoire. She completed her doctoral thesis in African American Civilization at the University of Paris. Tadjo has lived in several countries such as Lagos, Mexico City, London, Nairobi, and fourteen years in Johannesburg where she headed the Department of French and Francophone Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand. She is now based between London and Abidjan. You can find out more at or follow her on Twitter at @VTadjo. Translated from French by Wangui wa Goro. Wangui wa Goro is a social critic, academic, writer, and translator born in 1961. She is responsible for the translation of numerous works by Ngugi wa Thiong'o including Matigari and the Njamba Nene series. She is currently based in the UK and works as Editor at the African Development Bank.