All Your Children, Scattered

byBeata Umubyeyi MairesseTranslated byAlison Anderson

September 2, 2022|
All Your Children, Scattered by Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse
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WINNER OF THE PRIX ÉTHIOPHILE, THE PRIX DES RACINES ET DES MOTS, AND THE PRIX DES CINQ CONTINENTS DE LA FRANCOPHONIE

Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse’s debut novel follows three generations torn apart by the genocide against the Tutsis, as they try to reconnect with one another, rebuild broken relationships, and find their place in today’s world. 

Blanche returns to Rwanda after building a life in Bordeaux with her husband and young son, Stokely. Reuniting with her mother Immaculata, old wounds are reopened for both mother and daughter while Stokely, caught between two countries, tries to understand where he comes from and where he belongs.




Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse was born in Butare, Rwanda in 1979. Surviving the genocide against the Tutsis, she moved to France in 1994 to study political science and work for humanitarian causes. She is now an acclaimed novelist and poet. Alison Anderson's translations for Europa Editions include novels by Selim Nassib, Amelie Nothomb,...
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Title:All Your Children, Scattered
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:192 pages, 8.25 X 5.25 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 8.25 X 5.25 X 1 in
Published:September 2, 2022
Publisher:Europa Editions
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781609457853

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