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Under the Frangipani

Under the Frangipani

(2001)
A novel by

 

"An original and fresh tale, quite unlike anything else I have read from Africa. I enjoyed it very much."
Doris Lessing


A police inspector is investigating a strange murder-a case in which all the suspects are eager to claim responsibility for the act.

Set in a former Portuguese slave fort, Under the Frangipani combines fable and allegory, dreams and myths with an earthy humor. Part thriller, part an exploration of language itself, Mia Couto's novel surprises and delights.

 
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Used availability for Mia Couto's Under the Frangipani


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Paperback Editions

July 2008 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Under the Frangipani
Author(s): Mia Couto
ISBN: 1-84668-676-8 / 978-1-84668-676-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2001 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Under the Frangipani
Author(s): Mia Couto
ISBN: 1-85242-729-9 / 978-1-85242-729-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2001 : South Africa Paperback
thumbTitle: Under the Frangipani
Author(s): Mia Couto
ISBN: 0-86486-378-0 / 978-0-86486-378-2 (South Africa edition)
Publisher: David Philip, Publishers
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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