The Other Crucifix

The Other Crucifix

by Benjamin Kwakye


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A unique and epic novel describing the African Diasporic immigrant experience conveyed through the protagonist's immersion in American college life, which leads to his alienation from home. Kwakye covers substantial bredth of narrative, reminiscent of Ben Okri's The Famished Road (Vintage, 2009) - from the transformation from youth to recollections of memories of his birthplace, Ghana, which fade as years pass - only to be disturbed by the passing of his uncle in a coup d'etat.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780956240125
Publisher: Ayebia Clarke Publishing
Publication date: 12/19/2010
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Benjamin Kwakye is a double Commonwealth-Prize winning writer who is hailed as one of the most important writers of his generation. Kwakye’s novel is a modern-day epic that embodies the wisdom of the Sankofa bird and demonstrates why Kwakye is the grandmaster of storytelling with the creation of Jojo Badu. Only a gifted novelist with the vision and commitment of Kwakye can successfully produce such an eloquently written tale.

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