Something that I found particularly interesting, albeit frustrating, was keeping up with the narrative structure of Hayford’s Ethiopia Unbound. I found myself repeatedly confused because of the introduction of new characters that hadn’t been in the story before and their relationship to the “main story line.” About halfway through reading the novel, I had to stop and tell myself that this wasn’t like anything I have ever read before and to stop trying to read it like a typical work of fiction. 368 more words
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Another African statesman and fine gentleman, David Rubadiri, poet, academic and diplomat, has died at the age of 88.
I came across David Rubadiri’s poetry in my early years. 473 more words