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Sameer Rahim: Jamal Mahjoub, 9 March 2006

The Drift Latitudes 
by Jamal Mahjoub.
Chatto, 202 pp., £14.99, February 2006, 0 7011 7822 1
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... In Jamal Mahjoub’s Wings of Dust (1994), a Sudanese exile pauses halfway through his memoir to let his thoughts catch up with his writing: ‘I must set down the pen to prevent the words colliding into one another and producing only confusion where I am searching for clarity.’ Sharif arrives at Oxford in the 1950s and maps the future with other aspiring post-colonial leaders ...

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