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Patson rated it it was amazing Sep 08, Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available by contacting me at geosireads[AT]yahoo[DOT]com. Create a website or blog at WordPress. The author’s descriptive abilities are amazing indeed and the gallery of characters unfold easily, if disturbingly.

Preview — Fragments by Ayi Kwei Armah. And Baako’s analytical mind was well illustrated by his focus on the tiniest details like colour and action.

Mar 19, Jonathan rated it it was amazing Shelves: In Algeria, Armah worked ftagments a translator for the magazine Revolution Africaine until his health failed toward the end of Linus Moses rated it really liked it Jan 11, It isn’t even that things are slow.


Sep 06, Brandon Phillips rated it it was amazing. What then would be the importance of their educational sojourn in a foreign country?

His most ambitious novel published so far is his fourth, Two Thousand Seasons As well as the educated who see the system for what it is but still resign themselves to it. Read it many years ago.

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But I have read Two Thousand Seasons and do agree with what novisi said and think it applies to all his work. The capital of this nation resembles Accra, the capital of his native Ghana.

Ivan Roberts-Davis rated it really liked it Aug 28, Trivia About Fragments Africa Ayi Kwei Armah was born in Takoradi, Ghana, in Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Help Improve the Blog with a Comment.

First of all, I get heartened when “old” works are kwwei back into the light of day. Baako is the protagonist in the novel. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Anonymous 27 December at If you like this book or others like it, please join us for Africa Writes.


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Apr 08, Camille rated it really liked it. Dec 22, David Hicks rated it liked it. Thus Armah confronts a key question that many Africans face on returning home from overseas.

After graduating, he entered Harvard University, receiving a degree in sociology. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

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Sounds like it shows cultural expectations and how people expect certain things whether they are for the better of everyone or not. Account Options Sign in. This sounds really interesting. Furthermore, in less than hrs later, a lady friend of his friend and his mother, at different places, asked to be wheeled out when his car arrives.