Gods and Soldiers

Gods and Soldiers

A one of a kind collection showcasing the energy of new African literature Coming at a time when Africa and African writers are in the...

Author : Rob Spillman

Genre :African Fiction

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A one of a kind collection showcasing the energy of new African literature Coming at a time when Africa and African writers are in the midst of a remarkable renaissance Gods and Soldierscaptures the vitality and urgency of African writing today With stories from northern Arabic speaking to southern Zulu speaking writers this collection conveys thirty different ways of approaching what it means to be African Whether about life in the new urban melting pots of Cape Town and Luanda or amid the battlefield chaos of Zimbabwe and Somalia or set in the imaginary surreal landscapes born out of the oral storytelling tradition these stories represent a striking cross section of extraordinary writing Including works by J M Coetzee Chimamanda Adichie Nuruddin Farah Binyavanga Wainaina and Chinua Achebe and edited by Rob Spillman of Tin Housemagazine Gods and Soldiersfeatures many pieces never before published making it a vibrant and essential glimpse of Africa as it enters the twenty first century Coming at a time when Africa and African writers are in the midst of a remarkable renaissance Gods and Soldiers captures the vitality and urgency of African writing today With stories from northern Arabic speaking to southern Zulu speaking writers this collection conveys thirty different ways of approaching what it means to be African Whether about life in the new urban melting pots of Cape Town and Luanda or amid the battlefield chaos of Zimbabwe and Somalia or set in the imaginary surreal landscapes born out of the oral storytelling tradition these stories represent a striking cross section of extraordinary writing Including works by J M Coetzee Chimamanda Adichie Nuruddin Farah Binyavanga Wainaina and Chinua Achebe Gods and Soldiers features many pieces never before published making it a vibrant and essential glimpse of Africa as it enters the twenty first century