African Interest

African Interest

Children of the Revolution

Author: Dinaw Mengestu

Availability: In stock

Ksh 1195

Brief Summary

Seventeen years after fleeing the revolutionary Ethiopia that claimed his father's life, Stepha Stephanos is a man still caught between two existences: the one he left behind…

Brief Summary

Seventeen years after fleeing the revolutionary Ethiopia that claimed his father's life, Stepha Stephanos is a man still caught between two existences: the one he left behind, aged nineteen, and the new life he has forged in Washington D.C. Sepha spends his days in a sort of limbo: quietly running his grocery store into the ground, revisiting the Russian classics, and toasting the old days with his friends Kenneth and Joseph, themselves emigrants from Africa. 

But when a white woman named Judith moves next door with her only daughter, Naomi, Sepha's life seems on the verge of change...

 

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