First published in 1994 by Femrite Publications Ltd, The Invisible Weevil is Mary Karooro Okurut’s fourth book. Okurut, who is currently a Ugandan politician, is also celebrated columnist, former literature lecturer, and the founder of Uganda Women Writers Association. Set in Uganda, the plot centers on the country’s tragic political regimes, illustrated by thinly disguised [...]
First published in 2003, Okorut’s The Official Wife provides an insight into how the marriage institution has evolved in many parts of modern day Africa. The book, which won the National Book Trust of Uganda Literary Award for Best Novel of the Year is written in a candid style and with sharp humor.