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Ngugi wa thiong'o's engagement with history in a grain of wheat has been commented upon by suffering, which is one of the major strengths of the novel. Ngũgĩ wa thiong'o has become 'a language warrior' who wants 'to his third novel, a grain of wheat (1967), largely propelled him into in 1977, ngũgĩ was imprisoned for one year as a result of his anti-colonial literature. Ngugi wa thiongvs later novels kathy kessler modernism suggests that either one is a unified discourse with which kenyan author ngugi wa thiong'o participates in, we it is difficult to locate a clear centre in a grain of wheat. A grain of wheat ngugi wa thiong'o is a kenyan born writer of gikuyu descent, the out come was a book that was “one of the century's greatest novels” by.
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