• "A tremendous writer... It's hard to doubt the power of the written word when you hear the story of Ngugi wa Thiong’o"

  • "One of Kenya's greatest storytellers"

    Financial Times
  • "A visionary writer"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "In his crowded career and eventful life, Ngugi has enacted, for all to see, the paradigmatic trials and quandaries of a contemporary African writer, caught in sometimes implacable political, social, racial and linguistic currents"

    New Yorker