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A volcanic mountain range in the northeastern part of Somalia, Guban is also a name given to the surrounding habitat by Somali nomads. Literally translating to "burnt" in English, Abdi Latif Ega uses it as a metaphor for the entire nation and its people. In the world of Guban there is a parade of human characters wielding and being wielded by their societal circumstances and individual proclivitie...

File Size: 6058 KB
Print Length: 259 pages
Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1475276427
Publisher: Panafriklitpress (April 20, 2012)
Publication Date: April 20, 2012
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
Language: English
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Word Wise: Enabled
Lending: Enabled
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“Guban reads as a post-colonial, postmodern historical picture of Somali society within the rural hinterland and larger cities in relation to an increasingly interconnected global world. It’s rich portrayal of Somali style, women, food, culture and ev...”

. Set against the backdrop of East Africa, the novel explores the clash of modernity, urban civilization and the traditional, more egalitarian life of pastorialists, that still populate the region. A truly kaleidoscopic tale of the Somali revolution, the novel deftly interlocks stories of all strata of society-interlopers, interlocutors, diplomats, camel herders, revolutionaries, military personnel, and clan leaders, to name but a few. Documenting both the brutality of the national dictatorship and the international pressures of this cold war driven world. Guban brings together the immediacy of journalistic reportage with the imaginative expansiveness of the novel.