Marwe : Into the Land of the Dead : an East African Legend
Croall, Marie P.;
Ray Lago and Craig Hamilton (illus.)
Marwe : Into the Land of the Dead : an East African Legend .
Minneapolis, MN: Graphic Universe, 2009. $27.93,
ISBN 9780822571346 .
Note: A successful retelling of a Chagga tale from Tanzania in graphic novel format. The story highlights the importance of choosing a good spouse. The illustrations, which shift from light to dark and spooky, successfully signal the shift from the land of the living to the domain of the dead. Africa Access
||Grade: E / M
Reviewed by: CABA Committee
Subject: Graphic Novels / East Africa / Folktales / Anansi