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The Two Hearts of Kwasi Boachi by Arthur Japin
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Jun 11, 2002 | ISBN 9780375718892

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“[F]ascinatingly ambitious . . . . [A] haunting and highly unusual historical novel.” —The New York Times

“A classic tragedy . . . . This is a true story, fully and humanly imagined, and that is the measure of Japin’s accomplishment.” —San Francisco Chronicle

“A virtuoso recreation of an extraordinary life.” —London Daily Telegraph

“A mesmerizing tale.” —Time Out New York

“Deeply thought and intricately worked . . . . The whole is as seamless in its artistry as it is moving in its emotional investigations.” —Times Literary Supplement

“[A] powerful story . . . . a fascinating study of how people deal with difference” —Financial Times

“[A] tour de force . . . be prepared for surprises on every page.” —The Dallas Morning News

“[R]ich and risky . . . . A deeply humane book, a spectacularly exotic subject.” —New York Times Book Review

“[Q]uietly devastating . . . . [T]akes a subject that by now may look stale . . . and gives it back its rich and tragic color.” —New York Magazine

“Gorgeous . . . . [A] work that affirms the human heart’s resilience even as it reveals its darkest prejudice.” —Newsday

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