When Julia flies to war-scarred Sierra Leone from London, she is apprehensive about seeing her uncle Moses for the first time in 20 years. But nothing could have prepared her for her encounter with eight-year-old cousin Citizen, a former child soldier, and for the shocking truth of what he has done. Driven by a desire to understand Citizen, Julia journeys into the rainforest, where to her surprise, she encounters him amongst other child soldiers, along with a mysterious storyteller, Bemba G. Is he a shaman, teacher, wizard, ...

Moses, Citizen & Me 2005, Granta Books (UK)

ISBN-13: 9781862077416

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