All your Children, Scattered
Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse
Publisher: Europa Editions (UK) Ltd
Due to be published: 23rd Feb '23
Pre-order - This paperback title is not yet published, due 23rd Feb '23
Winner of the Prix Ethiophile, the Prix des racines et des mots, and the Prix des cinq continents de la francophonie
AN AWARD WINNING NOVEL FOLLOWING THREE GENERATIONS TORN APART BY THE TUTSI GENOCIDE “Three generations of a family torn apart by the Tutsi genocide try to reconnect with their homeland and each other.” THE NEW YORK TIMES “Powerful.” ASYMPTOTE JOURNAL Blanche returns to Rwanda after building a life in Bordeaux with her husband and young son, Stokely. Reuniting with her mother Immaculata, old wounds are reopened for both mother and daughter while Stokely, caught between two countries, tries to understand where he comes from and where he belongs. Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse’s unforgettable debut novel follows three generations torn apart by the genocide against the Tutsis, as they try to reconnect with one another, rebuild broken links and find their place in today’s world.