The Girl with the Flawless Face is a Tender and Raw Glimpse of Modern Africa. Ndiritu Wahome’s second collection of short stories highlights the joy, tragedy and magic of Kenya. “There are folks in Mombasa who claim that there are dark spirits which reside under the Indian Ocean. These spirits take the form of different creatures including beautiful women, and men, mermaids, cats, and ravens, and that they feed on blood.
Written by Kenyan author Ndiritu Wahome, The Sad Artist and Other Fairy Tales delightfully blends mystical realism with emotional, political, and artistic messages. While written as traditional children’s fairy tales, The Sad Artist reaches out to all ages.