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Title:
The masque of Africa : glimpses of African belief
Author:
Naipaul, V. S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad), 1932-
Edition:
First North American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
241 pages ; 25 cm
Summary:
Nobel Prize-winning author Naipaul spirals outward from the central African country of Uganda, to Nigeria, Ghana, the Ivory Coast, Gabon, and concluding in South Africa, to unearth in six chapters a sense of African ancestral belief and practice.
Language:
English
Contents:
The tomb at Kasubi -- Sacred places -- Men possessed -- The forest king -- Children of the old forest -- Private monuments, private wastelands.
ISBN:
9780307270733
Format :
Book