Memories and dreams of an East African literary paradise 

Cyprian Fernandes

Cyprian Fernandes, Twilight of the Exile.

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What you need to know:

  • I was deeply delighted to hear from Mr Cyprian Fernandes, the author of Twilight of the Exiles.
  • I was particularly touched by Cyprian Fernandes’ communication for three reasons.

Last week, I perpetrated a terminological inaccuracy. In simple plain words, which are the best in English, I made a mistake. My mistake was to say “literalise” instead of “literarise”. This latter one is rare, and your computer may jump at it with a red underline, but it exists.


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