African Violet

The life and times of a war hero who discovers the oddities of the world and returns to declare his own form of independence…An inveterate chancer and drunk gives a command performance as he outwits his boss…Sensation grips Malawi as a homosexual caught in the act takes a righteous stand… A sister and brother discover the world of wealth and expectation that separates their lives in Senegal and the US…A severed leg in a tree leads a maverick investigator down the darkest trails.
The shortlisted stories for the 2012 Caine Prize – Africa’s leading literary prize – offer five memorable snapshots of life on the African continent in all its diversity.

Author: The Caine Prize for African Writing

ISBN: 9781780260747


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Caine Prize