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New Left Review I/150, March-April 1985

Victoria Brittain

Introduction to Ngũgĩ

‘A time has come when silence before the crimes of the neo-colonial regime in Kenya is collusion with social evil’—so wrote Ngũgĩ in 1982 in his most recent book, Barrel of a Pen (New Beacon Books). It was a prophetic description.

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