Books tagged: modernisation

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Ordinary Things
Price: Free! Words: 63,220. Language: Australian English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
From driving to work to outwitting the gods of death, remembrance day poppies, coin operated noodle bars, a call on a mobile phone, love and freedom in Iquitos, or war in the Congo, Ordinary Things reconnects everyday modern rituals and objects to extraordinary origins.
I Live by the Gun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,760. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Exploring the theme of conflict arising when traditional hierarchies are confronted by demands for modernisation, I Live by the Gun can be read as an affirmation of human rights and individual autonomy in particular. Set in modern-day Nigeria, family ties are torn apart, in more ways than one, when one of its members is gunned down by violent criminals, leaving behind a wife and two young children