Archive | March, 2015

A Storm Blew in from Paradise

All the author Johannes Anyuru’s father P. wants to do as a young man is fly planes, but when he tries to return to Africa after being trained in Greece to fly for the Ugandan air force, he is detained and forced into a series of refugee camps.
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Myth Meets Madness

When a twelve-year-old girl appears fully formed out of the head of her father, she is turned over to social services, where she is given the name Anna. She is sent to live with a family in northern Sweden but when it is found that she can speak in tongues, the pressure from the church becomes too much and she suffers a breakdown and is admitted into a psychiatric ward.
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