James Kirkup

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    The Radiance of the King

    Allegorical, Kafkaesque and African in a unique way… An exploration of exile, quest and reconciliation with a power greater than logic or reason.” —The New York Times

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    An African in Greenland

    Kpomassie is indisputably a man of extraordinary charm; he is also sharp and perceptive and honest?unencumbered by a sense of obligation to his hosts that might have prevented him from telling us what they are really like.”— Katherine Bouton, The Nation