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This is an article by the Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong’o. In 1964 his novel Weep not child was published. He still used his name James Ngugi at that time. Ngugi relates the events surrounding the publication, his joy and his awe. 

Prof Ngugi wa Thiong'o speaks at the University of Bayreuth on May 5, 2014.  The renowned writer arrived in Nairobi on Monday night for two weeks of celebrations to mark 50 years since his first novel was published. PHOTO | COURTESY | PETER KOLB

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