Tagged: mia couto

Woman of the Ashes by Mia Couto 0

Woman of the Ashes by Mia Couto

★★★☆☆ Chronicling the 1895 fall of the Gaza Empire in Mozambique, Mia Couto’s Woman of the Ashes is a finely-researched work of epic potential. The first of a trilogy, this novel follows the lives...

Winter 2018-2 0

Winter 2018: Books to Read and Review

Here’s a breakdown of my current stack of books to read and review. There’s a lot of interesting things on deck, including a new book by Ned Beauman and Will Self. I absolutely adored...

Confession of the Lioness 0

Confession of the Lioness by Mia Couto

Set in the isolated, fictional village of Kulumani in Mozambique, The Confession of the Lioness explores the conflict between the encroaching modern world and the traditional world embraced by the villagers. Interwoven stories by...