Jackie Drohan

Critic

USA

Jackie Drohan is a writer and reviewer at Historical Novel Society

Kintu

Date: 16 May 2017 Category: Books
8.0 Rating
The highly celebrated debut novel from an award-winning Ugandan author, Kintu presents a sweeping portrait with perspectives on Ugandan culture, history and psychology. Kinto Kidda, a mid-18th century tribal leader of modern mythical significance to his clan, sets out on a political journey to the capital district of Buganda to pay homage to the new king. The musings of his band of warriors play out in grand cultural dialog worthy of Hemingway ...