THIS WAS A WILD STINKY RIDE, POETIC AND MUSICAL AND FREE FOR ALL.
Word circus and carousel and pinwheel, the type you can smell, a messy painting of a city with its inhabitants drenched in fluids of body and bottle and sadness and despair. And writing. And money. And sex.
This was one dark and heady African carnival, this book.
Oh, and check out Deepvellum.org, the nonprofit that published this book. They're focused on publishing outstanding international literature translated in English. There are some great titles there. I will certainly read more of their books.