Tropical Fish

In her fiction debut, Doreen Baingana follows a Ugandan girl as she navigates the uncertain terrain of adolescence. Set mostly in pastoral Entebbe with stops in the cities Kampala and Los Angeles,Tropical Fish depicts the reality of life for Christine Mugisha and her family after Idi Amin’s dictatorship.

Through eight interlocking stories, Tropical Fish explores themes as diverse as the family, sex and relationships, disease, betrayal, and spirituality. Doreen Baingana paints an engrossing and unforgettable picture of young women coming of age in Africa.
Weight 200 g
Dimensions 138 × 208 × 13 mm