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Beasts of No Nation

Author: Iweala, Uzodinma

Publisher: HarperPerennial

Format:Paperback
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Beasts of No Nation : As civil war rages in an unnamed West-African nation, Agu, the school-aged protagonist of this stunning debut novel, is recruited into a unit of guerilla fighters. Haunted by his father's own death at the hands of militants, which he fled just before witnessing, Agu is vulnerable to the dangerous yet paternal nature of his new commander.

While the war rages on, Agu becomes increasingly divorced from the life he had known before the conflict started - a life of school friends, church services, and time with his family, still intact. As he vividly recalls these sunnier times, his daily reality continues to spin further downward into inexplicable brutality, primal fear, and loss of selfhood. In a powerful, strikingly original voice, Uzodinma Iweala leads the reader through the random travels, betrayals, and violence that mark Agu's new community. Electrifying and engrossing, Beasts of No Nation announces the arrival of an extraordinary new writer.


Category   Subject
Fiction   General
Fiction   Literary
Fiction   Political

ISBN 13:9780062420114
ISBN 10:0062420119
Format:Paperback
Language:English
Pages:142
Size:8.04" l x 5.27" w x 0.43" h
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