Chris Abani

Chris Abani riflette sull'umanità

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Chris Abani racconta storie di persone: persone che resistono ai soldati. Persone compassionevoli. Persone umane, che rivendicano la loro umanità. Si tratta dell’“ubuntu”, dice: l’unico modo che ho per essere umano è che la mia umanità mi venga riflessa.

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Chris Abani · Novelist, poet

Imprisoned three times by the Nigerian government, Chris Abani turned his experience into poems that Harold Pinter called "the most naked, harrowing expression of prison life and political torture imaginable." His novels include GraceLand (2004) and The Virgin of Flames (2007).

Imprisoned three times by the Nigerian government, Chris Abani turned his experience into poems that Harold Pinter called "the most naked, harrowing expression of prison life and political torture imaginable." His novels include GraceLand (2004) and The Virgin of Flames (2007).