Chris Abani

Sobre a humanidade

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Chris Albany conta histórias de pessoas: pessoas que fazem frente a soldados. Pessoas que demonstram compaixão. Pessoas que são humanas e reclamam a sua humanidade. É "ubuntu", diz ele: a única forma de eu ser humano é se vocês reflectirem a vossa humanidade em mim.

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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).