if even the spirit child

This story brings you to the Indian Ocean. The vessel has left Dar es Salaam for the high seas. On board is Bwana Msa. He is the character in eight novels written by Mohammed Said Abdulla. This story by Mohammed Said Abdulla has been translated into English from the KiSwahili. You can read the KiSwahili-original if you wish to do so. 

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

2 thoughts on “if even the spirit child

  1. I’m so thankful to see this here! I’m the translator, and I’ve loved MSA’s books since I first read them in my twenties. It’s wonderful to know that more readers are meeting Bwana Msa.


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