Accra Noir (Akashic Noir)
Author: Nana-Ama Danquah
From the introduction by Nana-Ama Danquah:
Accra is the perfect setting for noir fiction. The telling of such tales--ones involving or suggesting death, with a protagonist who is flawed or devious, driven by either a self-serving motive or one of the seven deadly sins--is woven into the fabric of the city’s everyday life...
Accra is more than just a capital city. It is a microcosm of Ghana. It is a virtual map of the nation’s soul, a complex geographical display of its indigenous presence, the colonial imposition, declarations of freedom, followed by coups d’état, decades of dictatorship, and then, finally, a steady march forward into a promising future...
- Publisher : Akashic Books (February 2, 2021)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 272 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1617759562
- ISBN-13 : 978-1617759567
- Item Weight : 1.09 pounds
- Dimensions : 5.51 x 0.75 x 8.5 inches