with Michael Othaya, the young heir to a multi-billion-shilling fashion
empire, marked the beginning of a cataclysmic cycle of events that would
involve sex, manipulation, conspiracy...and first-degree murder.
To be sure, the Sultans
of Fashion had had their fair share of scandals and intrigues in the past.
Overly ambitious and genetically predisposed towards greed, the rich and
famous Othayas were no strangers to controversy. But it wasn't until Michael
and Maggie - a ghetto princess - started romancing that the feuding
family's civil war reached its climax...
‘Alexander Nderitu is one of a handful of young, brilliant writers to come off the Kenyan terrain in the recent past. His books (hoping there will be many more)…are pure commercial escapism, and brilliantly written at that.’ - SATURDAY magazine/Daily Nation
‘A Kenyan novelist in a class of his own.’ – mmnjug (arts blogger)
In Kenya, an Egyptian defector becomes the focal point of an African Cold War...
In North Korea, a disillusioned spy plays a cat-and-mouse game against his own secret
In Canada, a successful businesswoman must outwit a stalker who has come a little too close for
In Israel, a secret plan to bio-engineer an army of cloned soldiers creates ʹthe perfect storm’ of
Back in Nairobi, an investigator is called in after an Indian family’s wedding plans turn into
Elsewhere in Kenya, ripples of alarm begin to spread when a soon-to-be-crowned Nobel
laureate goes missing, believed kidnapped…
Meanwhile, a love triangle between a high-strung cop, a naïve writer and a beautiful girl spirals dangerously out of control…
And finally, the Rwandan Genocide is revisited in a heart-rending tale of courage, sacrifice,
hatred and fear…
‘That great Kenyan novel will eventually come. Perhaps, it will even emerge online, like the novels of Alexander Nderitu.' - Joyce Nyairo, cultural analyst, 'Daily Nation'
From a writer who was born on William Shakespeare's birthday comes this delightful collection of poems crafted over several years.
The Moon is Made of Green Cheese is a literary safari that will take you from the world's beaches to the depths of the cosmos, from human relationships to the feeding habits of crocodiles, from philosophical thoughts to love in the time of malaria...
Like a great pot of jambalaya, there's something here for everyone, and if this anthology doesn't become an instant hit with readers, then the world is upside down and the moon is made of green cheese!
'Master of prose and poetry.' - The Highland Tribune