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River Between, the (1965) [Novel]
by Ngugi wa Thiong'o Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Christian missionaries attempt to outlaw the female circumcision ritual and in the process create a terrible rift between the two Kikuyu communities on either side of the river. The people are torn between those who believe in Western/Christian education and the opportunities it will offer, and those who feel that only unquestioned loyalty to past traditions will save them. The growing conflict brings tragedy to a pair of young lovers who attempted to bridge the deepening chasm.

Original title: The River Between
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics
FictionGeneral FictionRegional Interest

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River Between, the (1965)
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Language: English

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River Between, the (1965)

ISBN: 0435905481

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