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Transparent City - (Biblioasis International Translation) by Ondjaki (Paperback)

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In a crumbling apartment block in the Angolan city of Luanda, families work, laugh, scheme, and get by. In the middle of it all is the melancholic Odonato, nostalgic for the country of his youth and searching for his lost son. As his hope drains away and as the city outside his doors changes beyond all recognition, Odo-nato’s flesh becomes transparent and his body increasingly weightless.

A captivating blend of magical realism, scathing political satire, tender comedy, and literary experimentation, Transparent City offers a gripping and joyful portrait of urban Africa quite unlike any before yet published in English, and places Ondjaki, indisputably, among the continent’s most accomplished writers.

Number of Pages: 318
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Biblioasis International Translation
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Author: Ondjaki
Language: English
Street Date: May 15, 2018
TCIN: 53122631
UPC: 9781771961431
Item Number (DPCI): 248-55-2238
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