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Maaza Mengiste

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Monday, March 22 2010

Beneath the Lion’s Gaze by Maaza Mengiste

Popular fiction in the vein of The Kite Runner, where moments of insightful characterization and elucidation of a culture and history are crushed by broad sentimentality and shoddy uplift.


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