DOES AFRICA EXIST? Literary review of Ryszard Kapuscinski’s ‘The Shadow of the Sun’


The Shadow of the Sun narrates the experiences of the Polish journalist, Ryszard Kapuscinski in Africa. Kapuscinski lives in Africa not  as a ‘happy tourist’, but rather as a daring reporter who gets himself into all sorts of situations on his search for an interesting experience. He never travels first class, nor does he sleep…

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Literary review of Wilton Sankawulo’s Why Nobody Knows When He Will Die. DO YOU KNOW WHEN YOU WILL DIE?


Why Nobody Knows When He Will Die is a book that consists of ten stories on different subjects of everyday African and Liberian reality, many of which can be extrapolated to the rest of the world (bearing in mind cultural differences). The stories are written in the third person and are narrated in a precise,…

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