BY THE BOOK: Kiprop Kimutai

Kiprop Kimutai is a Kenyan writer whose fiction has been published by Kwani? Trust. PHOTO| COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • I have always been curious about World War One, since its outcomes keep defining our world.
  • You can easily trace political leanings of current superpowers and the current gun culture in the remotes parts of Africa to WW1.
  • Tim gleaned all information he could about Gavrilo Princip, who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire and his wife Sophie.

Kiprop Kimutai is a Kenyan writer whose fiction has been published by Kwani? Trust, Jalada, Painted Bride Quarterly, No Tokens, Acre Books, Caine Prize and Farafina. 

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