Click for a larger image of By Night the Mountain Burns

By Night the Mountain Burns
by Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel

    Publication Date:
    List Price: $15.95
    Format: Paperback, 288 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    ISBN13: 9781908276407
    Imprint: And Other Stories Publishing
    Publisher: And Other Stories Publishing
    Parent Company: And Other Stories Publishing
    Borrow from Library

    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.

    book cover By Night the Mountain BurnsMore books like By Night the Mountain Burns may be found by selecting the categories below:


    Tell us what do you think about By Night the Mountain Burns.


    Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors.
    Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker.