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Rainy Season

Rainy Season

Author(s): José Eduardo Agualusa

Location(s): Angola

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern looking back

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In his novel Rainy Season, Augualusa returns to the present again, following a journalist who is trying to find out what happened to the Angolan poetess and historian Lidia de Carmo Ferreira. What at first seems like a fictive biogaphy of Ferreira gradually turns out to be a depiction of the devastating history of a country tormented by 30 years of war.

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Several strands are skilfully together in this book, a fine book set in Angola.

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