BOOK DETAILS

Paperback: 152 pages
Publisher: Heinemann; 1st edition (August 11, 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0435905481
ISBN-13: 978-0435905484

Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.4 x 7.7 inches

 

 

 

THE RIVER BETWEEN
Christian missionaries attempt to outlaw the female circumcision ritual and in the process create a terrible rift between the two Kikuyu communities on either side of the river. The novel was first published in 1965.
REVIEWS

‘It has rare qualities of restraint, intelligence and sensitivity’
The Times Literary Suppliment

A sensitive novel about Gikuyu in the melting pot that sometimes touches the granduer of tap-root simplicity.
The Guardian