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New Book Alert: Richard Ali A Mutu's 'Mr. Fix It'

By Bookshy @bookshybooks
Another new release for 2016. This time from the Congolese author, Richard Ali A Mutu - one of the selected Africa39 writers. Mr. Fix It - out December 13, 2016, and published by Phonome Media, is the first novel to be translated from Lingala to English. 
New Book Alert: Richard Ali A Mutu's 'Mr. Fix It'
Here's an excerpt courtesy of Amazon:  Ebamba's name means 'mender' in Lingala, but everything in the Congolese twenty-something's like seems to be falling apart. In the chaotic megacity of Kinshasha, the educated but unemployed young man must navigate the ever widening distance between tradition and modernity - from the payment of his fiancee's exorbitant dowry to the unexpected sexual confession of his best friend - as he struggles with responsibility and flirts with temptation. Mr. Fix It introduces a major new talent who leads a new generation of writers whose work portrays the everyday realities of Congolese life with the bold, intense style associated with the country's music and fashion. 

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