7 Apr Mangy Dog We Killed Mangy-Dog and other Mozambican Stories () is one of the best short story collections by a single author in African. We Killed Mangy-Dog and Other Stories has ratings and 13 reviews. Felisberto said: Este é um livro que passa despercebido a um grande leque de leitor. We Killed Mangy-Dog and Other Stories has ratings and 13 reviews. Jerome said: Underwhelming. Perhaps my lack of knowledge on colonial Mozambique.

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He is marginalized and alienated by his peers in school and out of school.

The stories in this collection are created around a single ideology, character or situation in each instance. Acuh Cii rated it it was amazing Jun 18, This page was last edited on 1 Novemberat The overseer commands the youth to return to work, but the youth does not move.

Foreign Area Studies, Later inhe became Secretary of State for culture. These stories are quite killled. The Case Against Portugal. Ginho and his group are manipulated by Senhor Duarte into killing the dog and liken the act as a kind of hunting game. Sandra rated it it was ok Jun 07, After many pleas with the other children, he is unsuccessful in trying to save the dog’s life.


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Oct 07, Juvenal Nkeramahame rated it it was ok. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I ve only read few Mozambican writers ,and this is a new one on me Kinna sounds great and love the title ,like eva I m going get this from library ,all the best stu Like Like.

Refresh and try again. The other boys in the narrative all have different racial backgrounds: Want to Read saving…. This is one for the reading-around-the-world challenge. The Beginning of the End.

We Killed Mangy-Dog and Other Stories

Contos e excertos de contos de Honwana podem ser lidos neste link: The story deals with the emasculation of the African society by its colonial masters. The soldiers damaged the post, killed one policeman, and wounded several others. Leonardo rated it liked it Jul 20, During the mid- to lates, the chibalo system decreed four main categories of work: The pigeons flight is essentially practical — it sacrifices the grace of a pirouette or the sweep of a curve to the necessity of arriving more quickly.

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Ginho is the outcast of his group, marginalised and alienated by his peers in and outside school. Lists with This Book. An excerpt of the story goes:.

Even though he is emotionally attached to the dog, he feels the pressure to eliminate the dog for the sake of being accepted. The Zambesi Valley, I tracked the […] Like Like.

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Rethinking rural schools ownership 09 Nov, Showdown looms at climate talks 08 Nov, The policies and practices of the chibalo system of legalized forced labor changed constantly from the late s until the early s, affecting both rural and urban laborers.

We Killed Mangy Dog is a collection of short stories set in the Portuguese colonial era at the turn of the sixties and is reflective of the harsh life black Mozambicans lived under the Salazar regime. Single-writer short story collections Mozambican literature.

According to Pires Laranjeira, the story casts light on Mozambique’s political situation of the time.