Angola is Wherever I Plant My Field

Angola is Wherever I Plant My Field

Angola is Wherever I Plant My Field

Angola is Wherever I Plant My Field

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Overview

In this collection of eighteen humorous absurdist stories, Melo weaves together postmodernism, postcolonial realities and Angolan history, through an intrusive narrator and author.  Angola is Wherever I plant My field will make the readers laugh as they reflect on life and society through stories set in Luanda, Haifa, America, and North-Korea. 


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781957810010
Publisher: Iskanchi Press
Publication date: 01/30/2023
Pages: 167
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

João Melo, born in Luanda, is an author, journalist, and professor. He studied in Coimbra, Luanda, and Rio de Janeiro. He is a founder of the Angolan Writer´s Association. He was a member of the parliament (1992-2017) and a minister of Angola (2017-2019). His works have been published in Angola, Portugal, Brazil, Italy and Cuba. A number of his writings have been translated into English, French, German, Arabic, and Chinese. He was awarded the 2009 Angola Arts and Culture National Prize in literature.

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