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By Night the Mountain Burns
by Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel

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    Format: Paperback
    Classification: Fiction
    Page Count: 288
    ISBN13: 9781908276407
    Imprint: And Other Stories Publishing
    Publisher: And Other Stories Publishing
    Parent Company: And Other Stories Publishing

    Book Description:
    This novel tells of childhood on a remote island off the west African coast. Superstition dominates in dark times and the hard-pressed islanders sacrifice their possessions to the enraged ocean. What of their lives will they save?Both lyrical and unsparingly truthful, this novel draws on oral storytelling to illuminate a little-known corner of Africa.Juan Tom s vila Laurel was born in 1966 in Equatorial Guinea. By Night the Mountain Burns is based on his memories of growing up on the remote Annob n Island. He made headlines in 2011 by embarking on a hunger strike in an anti-government protest.

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