In this ambitious and densely worked novel, we begin to see early signs of Ngugi's increasing bitterness about the ways in which the politicians are the true benefactors of the rewards of independence.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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March 1967 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Grain of Wheat
Author(s): Ngugi wa Thiong'o
ISBN: 0-434-50980-9 / 978-0-434-50980-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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Paperback Editions

February 2015 : UK Paperback

Title: A Grain of Wheat
Author(s): Ngugi wa Thiong'o
ISBN: 0-241-23646-0 / 978-0-241-23646-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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June 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Grain of Wheat (Penguin African Writers)
Author(s): Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
ISBN: 0-14-310676-7 / 978-0-14-310676-0 (UK edition)
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February 2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Grain of Wheat (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Ngugi wa Thiong'o
ISBN: 0-14-118699-2 / 978-0-14-118699-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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May 1970 : UK Paperback
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Title: AWS Classics A Grain of Wheat (Heinemann African Writers Series: Classics)
Author(s): Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
ISBN: 0-435-91356-5 / 978-0-435-91356-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Heinemann
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July 2007 : South Africa Paperback
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Title: A Grain of Wheat (Spot on Literature)
Author(s): Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
ISBN: 0-7962-2599-0 / 978-0-7962-2599-3 (South Africa edition)
Publisher: Heinemann Publishers (Pty) Ltd
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August 1993 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Grain of Wheat (African Writers)
Author(s): Ngugi wa Thiong'o
ISBN: 0-435-90987-8 / 978-0-435-90987-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Heinemann International Literature & Textbooks
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July 1986 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Grain of Wheat (African Writers S.)
Author(s): Ngugi wa Thiong'o
ISBN: 0-435-90836-7 / 978-0-435-90836-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Heinemann International Literature & Textbooks
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April 1968 : UK Paperback
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Title: Grain Of Wheat Ngugi AWS 36 (Heinemann African Writers Series)
Author(s): Wa Thiong'o Ngugi
ISBN: 0-435-90036-6 / 978-0-435-90036-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Heinemann
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Kindle Editions

June 2012 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Grain of Wheat (Penguin African Writers Series Book 2)
Author(s): Ngugi wa Thiong'o
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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