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The Book of War in the US

The Book of War is now available in the US via AfricanLookBook

"A BRILLIANT, unforgettable debut. Steeped in carnage..."


Andrew Donaldson in The Times:

"... one is thrown, like them, into the heart of the action, in a state of dread and fascination induced by the dire events, the ­pristine setting and the perfection of the writing."

Jane Rosenthal in the Mail & Guardian:

"Candid, compelling, at times engagingly droll and written with a subtlety that packs powerful effects into simple-seeming prose, Whyle's book is a triumphant mix of evocative period detail and modern social and political resonances."

Anthony Stidolph in The Witness


"A stunning debut novel, well written and... disturbing"

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