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In Conversation: On The House of Rust: A Novel
Friday, November 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
The House of Rust: A Novel by Khadija Abdalla Bajaber is a magical realist coming-of-age tale told through the lens of the Swahili and Hadrami culture in Mombasa, Kenya. It tells the story of Aisha as she takes to the sea on a magical boat made of a skeleton’s bones to rescue her missing fisherman father. There are talking cats and sea monsters – and then things get strange. Moderated by author Helon Habila.