The Boy Gift

Overview

Suitable for adults and young adults alike, it is about the confusion caused by the birth of a light-skinned, green-eyed baby in the Bush Hospital. While political aspirations and intrigue surround the birth of the boy, at the emotional and psychological levels the author explores a community’s reaction to the strange and inexplicable. Readers interested in fast-paced stories that impart considerable information on contemporary obstacles to rural development and healthcare are encouraged to continue reading the ...
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Overview

Suitable for adults and young adults alike, it is about the confusion caused by the birth of a light-skinned, green-eyed baby in the Bush Hospital. While political aspirations and intrigue surround the birth of the boy, at the emotional and psychological levels the author explores a community’s reaction to the strange and inexplicable. Readers interested in fast-paced stories that impart considerable information on contemporary obstacles to rural development and healthcare are encouraged to continue reading the impressive list of novels published by Meja Mwangi.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789966254658
  • Publisher: Heinemann Kenya, Limited (East African Educational Publisher
  • Publication date: 6/28/2002
  • Pages: 165

Meet the Author

Meja Mwangi began his writing career in the 1970s. When he burst onto the scene with the award-winning Kill Me Quick in 1973, Mwangi was hailed in various quarters as a rising star in the East African literary constellation. Since then, Meja Mwangi has gone on to establish himself as one of the most prolific of Kenyan writers, publishing novels, short stories, children's books and working with a variety of projects in film. Mwangi's works have received awards in Kenya and abroad, they have been translated into six languages, and there are film versions of his novels.
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