The Shadow of the Sun : My African life

Author(s): Ryszard Kapuscinski


Ryszard Kapuscinski has been writing about the people of Africa throughout his career. In this study, he sets out to create an account of post-colonial Africa seen as both a whole and as a location, defying generalized explanations, and avoiding the official routes, palaces and big politics. First published in Poland 1998; this translation 2001.


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Ryszard Kapuscinski was a legendary journalist and writer whose previous books include ANOTHER DAY OF LIFE, THE EMPEROR: DOWNFALL OF AN AUTOCRAT (which Salman Rushdie called 'an unforgettable, fiercely comic, and finally compassionate book'), SHAH OF SHAHS, IMPERIUM and THE SOCCER WAR.

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  • : 9780140292626
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : March 2002
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 14mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

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  • : Ryszard Kapuscinski
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 960.32092
  • : 336