Morenga, an early novel by Uwe Timm (Headhunter, The Invention of Curried Sausage), engages the mind on many levels -- historical, political, human. Set in German South West Africa in the first decade of the 20th century, it recounts the conflict between the colonial German Empire and the rebellious Africans of the Hottentot and Herero tribes led by the legendary Morenga. A daring and brilliant military tactician referred to as "the Herero bastard, " he was fluent in several languages and by all reports a man of compassion, ...

Morenga 2005, New Directions Publishing Corporation

ISBN-13: 9780811216265

Revised edition

Trade paperback

Morenga 2003, New Directions Publishing Corporation, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780811215145


Morenga 2000, Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag GmbH & Co., Munchen

ISBN-13: 9783423127257