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The Sympathetic Undertaker

The Sympathetic Undertaker

(1991)
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When his brilliant younger brother is discovered wandering naked in the market, stark, raving mad, the nameless storyteller looks back on Rayo's life - a life of questioning and absurdity. Wilfully impetuous and with the resourcefulness of his youth, Rayo challenges the corrupt systems that control the lives of his fellow countrymen. He starts with a grotesque school bully and works his way up to an eventual headlong collision with the centre of political power.

 
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Paperback Editions

August 1993 : UK Paperback
Title: The Sympathetic Undertaker (African Writers)
Author(s): Biyi Bandele-Thomas
ISBN: 0-435-90592-9 / 978-0-435-90592-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Heinemann International Literature & Textbooks
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October 1991 : UK Paperback
Title: The Sympathetic Undertaker
Author(s): Biyi Bandele-Thomas
ISBN: 0-947792-91-0 / 978-0-947792-91-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bellew Publishing Co Ltd
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