ISBN 9789970025244
Pages 228
Dimensions 216 x 140 mm
Published 2005
Publisher Fountain Publishers, Uganda
Format Paperback

Pale Souls Abroad and Other Tales

by Ulysses C. Kibuuka

The author subtly weaves encyclopedic knowledge of Uganda's indigenous languages and history to create chronicles of a country with a complex past and uncertain future. He creates vivid tales of the legacy of foreign interventions, domestic powers, and individuals negotiating their lives in a world where tradition and modernity are merging.

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About the Author

Ulysses C. Kibuuka

Ulysses Chuka Kibuuka was born in1953 at Karera, Bugongi-Sheema, western Uganda. He attended St Peter's College, Tororo and the Aga Khan School, Masaka. In 1986 Kibuuka was with the NRA guerrillas that ousted the Milton Obote regime and he still serves in the armed forces. His first novel, For the Fairest, won the 1993 UPABA Award for best fiction and was reviewed by the BBC Artshouse in 1996 as well as The New Vision and Radio Uganda.

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