The Ending of The Shadow King

the shadow king book cover by Maaza Mengiste

The Shadow King is a novel by Maaza Mengiste. When I describe it to friends, I say that the beautiful writing sits in stark contrast to the atrocities in the story. I don't generally read books for the writing, but it was the writing as well as the story that captivated me in this case. … Continue reading The Ending of The Shadow King