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Manchester Happened

An ambitious and assured collection of short stories from the internationally acclaimed author of Kintu.

If there’s one thing the characters in Jennifer Makumbi’s stories know, it’s how to field a question.

‘Let me buy you a cup of tea… what are you doing in England?’

‘Do these children of yours speak any Luganda?’

‘Did you know that man Idi Amin?’

But perhaps the most difficult question of all is the one they ask themselves: ‘You mean this is England?’

Told with empathy, humour and compassion, these vibrant, kaleidoscopic stories re-imagine the journey of Ugandans who choose to make England their home. Weaving between Manchester and Kampala, this dazzling, polyphonic collection will captivate anyone who has ever wondered what it means to truly belong.

Weight 0.400 kg
Dimensions 14.6 × 2.8 × 22.5 cm
Author

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Publisher

Oneworld Publications

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