Every Man Is a Race

Every Man Is a Race

by Mia Couto
     
 
"A man's story is always badly told. That's because a person never stops being born. Nobody leads one sole life, we are all multiplied into different and ever-changeable men." So it is with all the stories in this collection, which never make a definitive judgment on the individual life, but only suggest its possibilities. Set in Mozambique, these stories also reflect

Overview

"A man's story is always badly told. That's because a person never stops being born. Nobody leads one sole life, we are all multiplied into different and ever-changeable men." So it is with all the stories in this collection, which never make a definitive judgment on the individual life, but only suggest its possibilities. Set in Mozambique, these stories also reflect the legacy of Portuguese colonialism and the tragedy of the subsequent civil war.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780435909826
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
05/28/1994
Series:
African Writers Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.87(h) x (d)

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