By Night the Mountain Burns

By Night the Mountain Burns

eBook - 2014
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By Night the Mountain Burns recounts the narrator's childhood on a remote island off the West African coast, living with his mysterious grandfather, several mothers and no fathers. We learn of a dark chapter in the island's history: a bush fire destroys the crops, then hundreds perish in a cholera outbreak. Superstition dominates, and the islanders must sacrifice their possessions to the enraged ocean god. What of their lives will they manage to save?
Publisher: London :, & Other Stories,, 2014
ISBN: 9781908276414
190827641X
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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