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Sweet and Sour Milk Variations on the Theme of An African Dictatorship #1

Omes a search for meaning The often detective story like narrative of this novel thus moves on a primarily interior plane as Farah takes us deep into territory he has charted and mapped and made uniuely his own Chinua Ache A little too repetitious and self conscious to be completely engaging but still a fascinating read It is dated dealing as it does with Soviet influence across Africa and yet sadly still uite timely in recounting the overwhelming damage done by a self aggrandizing African dictator to ordinary people who love their country More importantly its exploration of the bonds between brothers and sisters husbands and wives lovers and tribesmen is beautiful heartbreaking and timeless Not an easy novel to get through but largely enjoyable

review Sweet and Sour Milk Variations on the Theme of An African Dictatorship #1

Asons behind his twin brother's violent death during the 1970s The atmosphere of political tyranny and repression reduces our hero's uest to a passive and fatalistic level; his search for reasons and answers ultimately bec Brilliantly written with a fascinating plot Sweet and Sour Milk is the first novel in Farah s Variations on the Theme of an African Dictatorship trilogy It chronicles the uest on the reasons behind the mysterious death of the main character s twin brother However this book shall not be read with the end goal in mind who killed the brother For it is not a crime novel rather it is a poignant commentary of Somalia s social religious and political realities in the 70s Somalia is a prison We are the prisoners the Security the Green Guards are the jailers and the General the Grand Warder of them all p 210 Sweet and Sour Milk

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Winner of the 1980 English Speaking Union Literary AwardThe first novel in Farah's universally acclaimed Variations on the Theme of an African Dictatorship trilogy Sweet and Sour Milk chronicles one man's search for the re This is your secret entrance into daily life in Somalia Tea drinking reuired


About the Author: Nuruddin Farah

Nuruddin Farah Somali Nuuradiin Faarax Arabic نور الدين فرح‎ is a prominent Somali novelist Farah has garnered acclaim as one of the greatest contemporary writers in the world his prose having earned him accolades including the Premio Cavour in Italy the Kurt Tucholsky Prize in Sweden the Lettre Ulysses Award in Berlin and in 1998 the prestigious Neustadt International Prize for Literat



10 thoughts on “Sweet and Sour Milk Variations on the Theme of An African Dictatorship #1

  1. says:

    Intense and captivating I am conflicted The characters are so endearing and believable that the thought of them being made u

  2. says:

    This is your secret entrance into daily life in Somalia Tea drinking reuired

  3. says:

    I read this book as the first in our Around the World in 80 Books book club and I really enjoyed it It's the first work by a Somali author that I've read and I hope to continue on with the rest of this book series There is so much pain and pa

  4. says:

    Africa for nearly a century was governed with the iron hand of European colonial economic interests these ran Africa as though it were a tortu

  5. says:

    Brilliantly written with a fascinating plot Sweet and Sour Milk is the first novel in Farah's Variations on the Theme of an African Dictatorship trilogy It chronicles the uest on the reasons behind the mysterious death of the main character's twin brother However this book shall not be read with the end goal in mind who killed the brother For it is not a crime novel rather it is a poignant commentary of Somalia's social religiou

  6. says:

    Excellent literature I agree when Farah is compared to Garcia Maruez I think the Autumn of the Patriarch is meant here and Solzhenitsyn However when Solzhenitsyn provides account for and witnesses the events Farah adds structure draws laws of the phenomena and searches for solutions I think it's a great piece of dissident literature and I am ready for the next books in the trilogy and beyond it

  7. says:

    Gripping intense yet slow

  8. says:

    A little too repetitious and self conscious to be completely engaging but still a fascinating read It is dated dealing as it does with Soviet influence across Africa and yet sadly still uite timely in recounting the overwhelming damage done by a self aggrandizing African dictator to ordinary people who love their countr

  9. says:

    An interesting book but the writing style wasn't my cup of tea I don't like poetry and it seemed overly poetic to me I should have read the back where the author is compared to Solzhenitsyn and Gabriel Garcia Maruez I'm not crazy about their books either

  10. says:

    Sweet and souer milk covers the dictatorship and resistance in Somalia

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