Another October by Omar Shabell

Another October

byOmar Shabell

Kobo ebook | October 23, 2016

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Another October

A fictionalised insight into the Somali revolution, the play is a period epic about an Orientation Center in Mogadishu, Somalia.The drama rotates upon six characters whose roads cross like the stage actor Hussein. Keerouw and a high school teacher, Bilaal, who can't throw off their back the ruthless Roob Olujoog - chief guard of the Vigilante Brigade at the Center. He is obsessed with their anti-revolution tendencies, and is intent to put them to the test.In between, Boosto, Bilaal's wife, a woman who is forced to follow her passion and political career is caught in the cross-fire.

Likewise the KGB officer, Anton Molotov and  Muse Odowaa, the principal of Bilaal's school, are furious about this teacher’s un-socialistic attitude.It is about  the orientation centers, the long queues of food rations, of the scientific socialism, of the Arabisation and a lot more.The story takes a sharp turn when Keerouw is caught red-handed with empty milk bottles in his sleeping quarters in an auto garage and,  accused of sabotaging the milk factory. Molotov takes advantage of the situation  and offers him a chance to mpersonate the President and save himself, .

Keerouw finds himself  in such a scary situation, takes the rope and the risk Meanwhile, Bilaal, who is eleased from the teaching service, is appointed by Odowaa’s  local contracting company to write down the translation of the Somali into Arabic, is arrested for misspelling the foreign tongue in the city’s sign-boards. They meet in the Hole.




Title:Another OctoberFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 23, 2016Publisher:O. I. IsmaelLanguage:English

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