Having failed to achieve his imperial grand scheme nearer home, Saddam Hussein has decided that there are other ways to make his presence felt. The first target is the American Embassy in Anyisa, a country choking in the contradiction of its own systems. At the heart of it is Ismail, who finds easy allies in the ambitious, wily but gullible money-maniac Albert Lukulo, failed presidential candidate and gun-runner and his band of disenchanted Wasimba sect die-hards. Suddenly the Anyisans are caught up in an international power game that has little respect for the life of man, woman or child...
Wahome Mutahi was Kenya’s leading satire and humorist writer between 1980 and 2004. A literary prize, the Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature is name after him