Son of Woman

Son of Woman An instant success and bestseller in Kenya which ran into reprints this prize winning novel marked the beginning of popular literature in Kenya Mangua s novel is a fictional autobiographical acco

  • Title: Son of Woman
  • Author: Charles Mangua
  • ISBN: 9789966465528
  • Page: 234
  • Format: Paperback
  • An instant success and bestseller in Kenya, which ran into 6 reprints, this prize winning novel marked the beginning of popular literature in Kenya Mangua s novel is a fictional, autobiographical account of the son of a prostitute The male narrator describes his life as the orphan of a prostitute in the slums of Nairobi, a young man frequenting bars and brothels, a studeAn instant success and bestseller in Kenya, which ran into 6 reprints, this prize winning novel marked the beginning of popular literature in Kenya Mangua s novel is a fictional, autobiographical account of the son of a prostitute The male narrator describes his life as the orphan of a prostitute in the slums of Nairobi, a young man frequenting bars and brothels, a student, corrupt civil servant and seasonal convict His is a humorous and cynical account revealing much about the unsavoury aspects of a world experiencing rapid social change Charles Mangua is a prolific writer of popular literature, and author of three other novels, Son of Woman in Mombasa the sequel to Son of Woman , A Tail in the Mouth, and Kanina and I.

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    About “Charles Mangua”

    1. Charles Mangua

      Charles Mangua is a Kenyan fiction writer His novels explore, among other issues, the hardship and urban poverty experienced by ordinary people in places such as Nairobi, the capital of Kenya.Mangua s style is irreverent and often humorous His early works, Son of Woman 1971 and A Tail in the Mouth 1972 , sold copies than any previous works of literature published in East Africa His work had an influence on other Kenyan writers and he was awarded the Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature for A Tail in the Mouth.

    651 thoughts on “Son of Woman”

    1. One of the books you reading asking yourself, "Is this really happening? Did the publisher really publish it?" and then you realize you have been entertained so much you forgot there was a theme, plot, and development being addressed. This is a good pop literature book, what our Kenyan market needs were it not for the tyranny of educational texts, lack of reading culture, and appetite for Western pop literature books.




    2. This book is simply psychotic.I read it back in the day,though my copy was half-and-half.Now I really want 2 read the full book bt I'm not 2 sure my principles allow me to




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