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19 October 2017 | by Thomas Tallon

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The Ultimate Tragedy by Abdulai Sila (Dedalus Books, £9.99; Tablet price £9) appeared in Portuguese in 1995, and is the first novel from Guinea Bissau to be translated into English. Its publication in an excellent translation by Jethro Soutar is therefore something of a cultural event.


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