The Sword And The Spear

by Mia Couto
The Sword And The Spear
  • ISBN-13: 9781912987122
  • Author(s): Mia Couto
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Publisher: World Editions
  • Imprint: World Editions
  • Publication Date: 01-10-2020
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£12.99
Mozambique, 1895. The last days of the so-called Gaza Empire. After an attack on his quarters, defeated sergeant Germano de Melo is taken by his bright, young love Imani to the only hospital within reach an arduous river journey. Meanwhile, war rages all around: Emperor Ngugunyane's warriors fight the Portuguese occupiers with swords and spears, until the arrival of the machine gun ensures European domination.
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Mozambique, 1895. The last days of the so-called Gaza Empire. After an attack on his quarters, defeated sergeant Germano de Melo is taken by his bright, young love Imani to the only hospital within reach an arduous river journey. Meanwhile, war rages all around: Emperor Ngugunyane's warriors fight the Portuguese occupiers with swords and spears, until the arrival of the machine gun ensures European domination.

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