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Secrets

by Nuruddin Farah

  • ISBN: 9780140280456
  • ISBN10: 0140280456

Secrets

by Nuruddin Farah

  • List Price: $16.00
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Penguin USA
  • Publish date: 12/01/1999
  • ISBN: 9780140280456
  • ISBN10: 0140280456
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Description: It is the week before the outbreak of the civil war in Somalia. Kalaman, a successful young businessman in Mogadiscio receives an unexpected house guest -- the wild and sexually adventurous Sholoongo, his childhood crush returned from America. She announces that she intends to have his baby. Confronted by this dangerous interruption from his past, Kalaman starts to investigate his family's history, and uncovers the startling key to his own conception.

Hailed by Salman Rushdie as "one of the finest contemporary African novelists, " Farah writes in a rhythmical, sensual prose reminiscent of Garcia Marquez's best fiction. Evoking the beauty and tragedy of Africa, Secrets is a remarkable portrait of a family disintegrating like its country, its ties dissolved by exposed lies and secrets.

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