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A question of power

Author: 
Head, Bessie
Place: 
London
Publisher: 
Heinemann
Date published: 
1974
Phys descriptions: 
206p. ; 20cm
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Series: 
African writers series; 149
ISBN: 
0435907204
Call No: 
82-3 HEA
Abstract: 

Bessie Head`s vision of the separation of the mentally sick, and her ability to give mind-suffering a kind of picture language, convey a positively medieval horror. She brilliantly develops ascending degrees of personal isolation and is very moving when she describes abating pain. Her novels – this is the third – have a way of soaring up from rock bottom to the stars, and are very shaking.

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Originally published: London: Davis-Poynter|Africa's 100 best books of the 20th century
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CITATION: Head, Bessie. A question of power . London : Heinemann , 1974. - Available at: http://library.africa-union.org/question-power-3

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