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In the House of the Interpreter: A Memoir

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In the House of the Interpreter: A Memoir - Wa Thiong'o, Ngugi
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Renowned novelist, poet, playwright, and literary critic Ngig) wa Thiong'o was a student at a prestigious, British-run boarding school near Nairobi when the tumultuous Mau Mau Uprising for independence and Kenyan sovereignty gripped his country. While he enjoyed scouting trips and chess tournaments, his family home was razed to the ground and his brother, a member of the insurgency, was captured by the British and taken to a concentration camp. But Ngig) could not escape history, and eventually found himself jailed after a ...

In the House of the Interpreter: A Memoir 2015, Anchor Books

ISBN-13: 9781101910511

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