|"Quite unlike anything else I have read from Africa."|
As the civil war rages in 1980s Mozambique, an old man and a young boy, refugees from the war, seek shelter in a burnt-out bus. Among the effects of a dead passenger, they come across a set of notebooks that tell of his life. As the boy reads the story to his elderly companion, this story and their own develop in tandem. Written in 1992, Mia Couto's first novel is a powerful indictment of the suffering war brings.
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February 2006 : UK Paperback
|Title: Sleepwalking Land|
Author(s): Mia Couto
ISBN: 1-85242-897-X / 978-1-85242-897-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
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