Ekwensi, Cyprian
Der Wanderzauber
A novel from Nigeria
Translated from English by Heike Brandt
Nagel & Kimche, Zürich, 1994
156 pages
out of print
ages 12 and up

In the season in northern Nigeria when the grass is burnt, Sunsaye falls victim to the wandering sickness. He strays purposelessly through the steppes and villages until the beautiful Fatimeh frees him from the spell.


Original: »Burning Grass« © 1962 by Heinemann International/Pearson Education.