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Wanjiku Wa Ngugi’s book now in German as Die Scheinheiligen

Die ScheinheiligenWanjiku Wa Ngugi is a daughter of Ngugi Wa Thiong’o who is yet again being tipped as a frontrunner for the Nobel Prize for literature. She showed that she too could get published when she unleashed to the unsuspecting public a book called The Fall of Saints. It is a whodunit type of book which has gotten mixed reviews on Goodreads.

Readers in the German language now have an opportunity to have their own mixed reviews of her book as it is now in their native language. The boon with the title Die Scheinheiligen is now available in German on Amazon. This will be welcome news in Lamu town which as y’all know has quite a sizable German minority.

By James Murua

This blog is run by James Murua a Nairobi, Kenya based lover of books.

One reply on “Wanjiku Wa Ngugi’s book now in German as Die Scheinheiligen”

[…] La única hija escritora de Ngugi, la que fue fundadora y directora del “Helsinki African Film Festival”,Wanjiku Ngugi, explora en su primera novela The Fall of Saints (2014), el tema del tráfico de niños. Sin embargo, las críticas no han sido demasiado alentadoras, incluso algunos lectores de “Goodreads” insinúan que la publicación de este libro solo se entiende por ser hija de quién es. Aún así, la novela ha sido traducida ya al alemán. […]

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