THE UPRIGHT REVOLUTION, or why humans walk upright

: wa Thiong'o (N.) text & Banerjee (S.) illus.

R 525.00
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58pp., colour illus., hardback, d.w., Calcutta, 2019


Originally published in Gikuyu. Translated into English by the author.

Fable blending myth and folklore with politics and psychology, for both children and adults.

Ngugi wa Thiong’o was born in 1938 in Limuru, Kenya. His work includes novels, plays, short stories, memoirs and literary criticism. His novels include Weep Not, Child, The River Between, A Grain of Wheat, Devil on the Cross and The Perfect Nine: the epic of Gĩkũyũ and Mũmbi. His plays include I Will Marry When I Want (with Ngugi wa Mirii), The Black Hermit and The Trial of Dedan Kimathi (with Micere Githae Mugo).