BOOK DETAILS

Series: African Writers Series
Paperback: 232 pages
Publisher: Heinemann (Txt) (August 1982)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0435902407
ISBN-13: 978-0435902407
Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.6 x 7.5 inches

 

 

 

DETAINED: A WRITER'S PRISON DIARY

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o was detained in Kamĩtĩ Maximum Security Prison in Nairobi from 31 December 1977 to 12 December 1978. The international outcry over his without trial by the Kenyan authorities even reached him in prison. In this book he describes the purposeful degradation and humiliation of prison life.

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