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A masterly story of myth, rebellion, love, friendship and betrayal from one of Africa's great writers, Ngugi wa Thiong'o's A Grain of Wheat includes an introduction by Abdulrazak Gurnah, author of By the Sea, in Penguin Modern Classics. It is 1963 and Kenya is on the verge of Uhuru - Independence Day. The mighty british government has been toppled, and in the lull between the fighting and the new world, colonized and colonizer alike reflect on what they have gained and lost. In the village of Thabai, the men and women who ...

A Grain of Wheat 2002, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780141186993

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A Grain of Wheat 1994, Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN-13: 9780435909871

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Grain of Wheat 1989, Heinemann Educational Books, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780435908362

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