ISBN 9789966955180
Pages 220
Dimensions 198 x 129mm
Published 2021
Publisher Mystery Publishers, Kenya
Format Paperback

Broken Hedges

by Joseph Kang'ule M'Mwirichia

LOCUSTS AND SPIDERS 

Forever trailed by the spiders, political activist Kamirangi Mwenda has dedicated himself to fighting the locusts-the people behind the corrupt and oppressive government-a fight for the second liberation of Kenya, 

DEJECTED VETERANS 

His father, the veteran Mau Mau General Baikioo, is a bitter man: wallowing in poverty, not honoured as the hero he is, and false promises by the government; the sacrifices he made for the liberation of the country are nothing ... and his son is walking the same path. 

... AND THE WARS 

As the locusts threaten to wring the country dry, the past grapples with the present, pulling apart father and son, forcing them to realise that the cost of true freedom might be far too high. 

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About the Author

Joseph Kang'ule M'Mwirichia

JOSEPH KANG'ULE M'MWIRICHIA, a teacher by profession, was born in 1943 at the height of the Second World War. He is a witness of the Mau Mau insurgency in Kenya, which impacted his life in many ways, especially the sufferings people underwent as the result of the revolt.