The First Woman by Jennifer Nansub Makumbi


Bookseller review by Anastasia: Myth and storytelling provide the roots of this novel. But as Kirabo, the protagonist, grows up, the realities of relationships she did not understand, of loyalty to her family and of war all serve to mould the woman she becomes. A coming of age story set in a Ugandan village in the late 20th century.’  

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A dazzling feminist coming of age tale from the award-winning author of Kintu