Beasts of No Nation by Uzodinma Iweala. In this stunning debut novel, Agu, a young boy in an unnamed West African nation, is recruited into a unit of guerrilla fighters as civil war engulfs his country.
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Author Uzodinma Iweala was born in Washington DC, and says the city ‘is in my blood, my diction and my style’. But how has the city he loves, and where his mother and father worked, changed since his birth?