Tales of the Tikongs (Talanoa: Contemporary Pacific Literature #12) (Paperback)

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This is book number 12 in the Talanoa: Contemporary Pacific Literature series.


In this lively satire of contemporary South Pacific life, we meet a familiar cast of characters: multinational experts, religious fanatics, con men, "simple" villagers, corrupt politicians. In writing about this tiny world of flawed personalities, Hau'ofa displays his wit and range of comic resource, amply exercising what one reviewer called his "gift of seeing absurdity clearly.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780824815943
ISBN-10: 0824815947
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Publication Date: July 1st, 1994
Pages: 104
Language: English
Series: Talanoa: Contemporary Pacific Literature