12 December 2012

Angola: Mayamba Publisher Reedits 'O Ministro'

Huambo — The Mayamba Publisher is to organise this Wednesday, at the premises of the Angolan Writers Association (UEA), in Luanda, a sales and autographs signing session of a new edition of the famous novel "O Ministro" (The Minister) by the Angolan veteran writer Uanhenga Xitu.

On a press release sent to ANGOP on Tuesday, Mayamba Publisher explains that the book is dedicated to "a minister that can be any citizen, because there are so called ministers, ministers with a post and doubtful ministers.

"O ministro", a book filled with strong political and social critique, is a work that makes a satire on personality cult and behaviour in politics.

Uenhanga Xitu is also the author of the following books "O Meu Discurso" (1974); "Mestre Tamoda" (1974); "Bola com Feitiço" (1974); "Manana" (1974); "Vozes na Sanzala (Kahitu)" (1976); "Mestre Tamoda e outros contos" (1977); "Maka na Sanzala" (1979); "Sobreviventes da Máquina Colonial Depõem" (1980); "Discursos do Mestre Tamoda" (1984); "O Ministro" (1989); "Cultos Especiais" (1997) and others.

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