Season of Migration to the North
Publish date: 2003-01-30
Pages no: 169
Edition language: English
, Read For School
, Historical Fiction
, 20th Century
, African Literature
, Post Colonial
A novella about a Sudanese man who returns from studying abroad and meets a sex-crazed psychopath who also lived in Europe and wants to tell the narrator all about his encounters with women, aka “his prey,” in which he encouraged them to exoticize him and finally drove them all to suicide with the p...
bookshelves: published-1966, winter20092010, african-continent, fraudio, too-sexy-for-maiden-aunts, afr-sudan, radio-3 Read from January 21 to 22, 2010 ** spoiler alert ** Season of Migration to the NorthBy Tayeb SalihTranslated by Denys Johnson-DaviesDramatised by Philip Palmer.From the descrip...
Sometimes, I read something and I am reminded what real literature is actually like.
Sensually written, turning Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" on it's head in its narrative style, and drawing us in to the character of Mustafa Sa'eed. This book is a treasure in craft, the motifs, symbolism, and style are there. An interesting Post-Colonial read, and one that will stand the test of time...
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