ISBN 9780797494398
Pages 308
Dimensions 216 x 140mm
Published 2018
Publisher Mwanaka Media and Publishing, Zimbabwe
Format Paperback

The Water Cycle

by Andrew Nyongesa

The Water Cycle is tremendously scenic and realistic in depiction of the plight of the African child in the midst of clash of Western and African cultures. This novel presents a captivating rendition of a clash of cultures and is a well-woven, heart rending tragedy of a man at the crossroads of two cultures.

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Reviews

“You seldom come across such a literary piece of work. This book presents a captivating rendition of clash of cultures and is a well woven, heart rending tragedy of a man at the crossroads of two cultures. It is a must read!”

Godfrey Mulongo, PhD, Senior Regional, Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Specialist, International Potato Center, SSA, Dar es Salaam

“The use of traditional oral narratives, proverbs and riddles is particularly an intriguing style to depict the Bukusu traditions of naming, circumcision, marriage and funerals.” 

Sammy O. Barasa, Kenya Medical Training College, Lecturer. Master Trainer for Helping Babies Survive curricular (HBS) – Kenya

"The Water Cycle is tremendously scenic and realistic in depiction of the plight of the African child in the midst of clash of Western and African cultures. This is a superbly and meticulously written work of art."

David Kakuta Mulwa; playwright and senior lecturer, Kenyatta University, Kenya
About the Author

Andrew Nyongesa

Andrew Nyongesa is a Kenyan novelist and teacher with great passion for English language and literature. Some of his published works are Worms in the Lounge (2012), The Rise of Rodedom (2013) and The Endless Battle (2016); all of which spin around postcolonial theory - the struggle of the underdog to subvert the values of the dominant group.