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The 10 tales amassed jointly in The Tomorrow-Tamer are Margaret Laurence’s first released fiction. Set in raucous and infrequently terrifying Ghana, the place glossy Jaguars and glossy jazz jostle for eminence opposed to fetish figures, tribal rites, and the unchanging beat of jungle drums, the tales inform of people, eu and African, attempting to come to phrases with the scary international caused through the country’s new freedom.

With an analogous compassion and knowing she might convey to her later fiction set in Canada, Laurence succeeds brilliantly in taking pictures the ambience of a continent and of person women and men suffering for survival below the influence of the wind of change.

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