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The closing of a circle



I was born into a cradle-language, which I spoke exclusively from the day I was born to when I was 10 years old. Then we moved to Africa, and my world changed - and so did my language, and English became the language I thought in, dreamed in, and eventually wrote in.

The seventh novel I wrote in English has just been translated into that same cradle language which I spoke as a child.

The life of a writer is full of strange circles...
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