370pp., paperback, London, 2021
A dual narrative that moves between Sameer, a young lawyer in present-day London, and his grandfather Hasan in 1960s Kampala.
"The novel captures how exiled Asians and black Africans are entangled in Uganda’s history, caught between the British colonisers of its past and the Chinese developers that are its future." Guardian
"A remarkably accomplished, polished debut" Malorie Blackman, author of Noughts and Crosses
Hafsa Zayyan is a writer and dispute resolution lawyer living in London. She won the #Merky Books New Writers' Prize in 2019. We Are All Birds of Uganda is her debut novel.