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Petals of Blood
Petals of Blood
Author: Ngugi wa Thiong'o
The puzzling murder of three African directors of a foreign-owned brewery sets the scene for this fervent, hard-hitting novel about disillusionment in independent Kenya. A deceptively simple tale, Petals of Blood is on the surface a suspenseful investigation of a spectacular triple murder in upcountry Kenya. Yet as the intertwined stor...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780140153514
ISBN-10: 0140153519
Publication Date: 9/13/1991
Pages: 368
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.

4.2 stars, based on 3 ratings
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 1
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a complex read that demands careful reading to piece together all the converging story lines. definitely worth the time put into it and worthy of a reread. it is essential a beautifully drawn out detective novel.