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By Mia Couto

Shortlisted for the foreign Dublin Literary Award 2017
A finalist for the 2015 guy Booker foreign Prize

My sister Silência was once the newest sufferer of the lions, which were tormenting our village for a few weeks now…

When Mariamar Mpepe’s sister is killed by way of lions, her father imprisons her at domestic. With purely the ghost of her sister for corporation, she desires of break out, and of the hunter who deserted her years before.

I’m the final of the hunters. And this is often my final hunt.

Archangel Bullseye, born right into a lengthy line of marksmen, is summoned again to Kulumani. yet as he tracks the lions within the surrounding wasteland, his suspicions develop – that the darkest threats lie now not outdoor the village, yet at its very heart.

What was once occurring was once what consistently occurred: The lions have been coming back…

Set in a forgotten nook of East Africa haunted by means of superstition, culture and the colours of civil struggle, this can be a fight that blurs the savagery of nature, and the savagery of man.

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