ISBN 9789966362285
Pages 220
Dimensions 210 x 148 mm
Published 2012
Publisher Longhorn Publishers, Kenya
Format Paperback

The Last Villains of Molo

by Kinyanjui Kombani

Bone, Bomu, Bafu, Ngeta and Rock find themselves in Ngando slums having fled the ethic-based violence in Molo. With little to do, they engage in all maner of trade to eke out a living. The entry of Nancy - stylish sophisticated and shrewd - catapults them into a nightmare that leads to destitution, betrayal, desperation, revenge, friendship and lasting love. This is a story of a new generation that rises above the confines of hatred and retribution and reasserts the inherent goodness in man. Told against the background of the 1992 'tribal' clashes in Kenya, The Last Villains of Molo is one of the most critically acclaimed modern stories. It has been studied in five universities in Kenya and Germany, and is currently being scripted for film.

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Review

“Kombani’s book should claim it’s rightful place as the king of Kenya’s popular fiction.”

Sunday Nation, Kenya, April 27, 2008
About the Author

Kinyanjui Kombani

Kinyanjui Kombani is a writer, banker, theatre & literature correspondent, award-winning entrepreneur and business mentor. His other works include Wangari Maathai: Mother of Trees, We can be Friends’, Lost but Found (all published by Longhorn Publishers), and Mizoga, a film written for the Born Free Foundation. He is also working on several writing projects for children.