Our Lady of the Nile: Scholastique Mukasonga

Translated by Melanie Mauthner Scholastique Mukasonga paints a picture of a country by focusing on the microcosm of a girls’ boarding school in Rwanda around 1980. Our Lady of the Nile is a secondary school for girls run by Belgian nuns and priests. Situated on a hill near the source of the Nile and “so …

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