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The God Who Begat a Jackal By Nega Mezlekia

The God Who Begat a Jackal
by Nega Mezlekia

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This is the first novel from the author of 'NOTES FROM THE HYENA'S BELLY'.
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The God Who Begat a Jackal Summary


The God Who Begat a Jackal by Nega Mezlekia

Nega Mezlekia is a new and exciting talent who has already been compared to Soyinka and Marquez. This first novel is both magical and lyrical; set in a timeless vision of Africa, it is steeped in folklore and mythology. The ethnic, religious and class struggles of pre-colonial Africa form a vivid backdrop to a story of forbidden love between a slave and his mistress.

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The God Who Begat a Jackal Reviews


'One part romance, one part foray into feudal society and one part search for spiritual redemption, THE GOD WHO BEGAT A JACKAL is a unique historical novel. The backdrop for this story, which is set in medieval Ethiopia, is both distinctive and refreshing...This is a great diversion into a truly enchantingworld. Complete with great battles and characters with fantastic powers, it is a legend that will restore one's love for the whimsical.'Kate Perry, Times

About Nega Mezlekia


Nega Mezlekia was born in Ethopia in 1958 and fled to the Netherlands in the early 1980s. He now lives in Canada.

Additional information

GOR003558146
The God Who Begat a Jackal by Nega Mezlekia
Nega Mezlekia
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2002-05-09
272
029782905X
9780297829058
N/A
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