ISBN 9789966010216
Pages 392
Dimensions 203 x 127 mm
Published 1994
Publisher Focus Books, Kenya
Format Paperback

A Friend of the Court

by Muroki Ndung'u

The Rift Valley Province of Kenya is an opposition stronghold, their secret eviction is ordered. The regime is clinging to power, ethnic hatred is rampant. In this first novel from a new Kenyan writer, an unlikely trio emerges: a foul character seeking to redeem himself, a young smart lawyer drawn in against her will, another lawyer not averse to bending the law to achieve his ends. The effort to call a halt is a powerful fictional evocation of attempts to halt an overwheening regime.
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