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Translator: Rachael McGill
Bangui, Central African Republic. This is the story of Ndongo Passy and Grekpoubou, the two widows of Lidou. Following their husband’s sudden and unexplained death, they find themselves fighting tooth and nail for all that is important to them. A playful, bittersweet, story full of dry wit and local colour, set against a backdrop of political instability, corruption and the friction between the old and the new.
Rachael McGill's translation was shortlisted for the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize in 2022.
No. of pages: 128
Publication date: 05.11.2021
Re-print date: 05.11.2021
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