The Weaver of Dreams by Ng’ang’a Mbugua
G. Chocha lives a charmed life in periurban Maua, spending most of his time playing pool with his friends and occasionally engaging in small businesses. However, there is a problem. The girl he loves Is in love with his best friend and this is threatening to destroy his world and his sanity, until one day he gets the chance to travel and study abroad. His world view changes dramatically as he embarks on an exciting yet perilous journey of self-discovery. What is more, he not only falls in love again but wins a jackpot that could transform his life upon his return to his home town. The Weaver of Dreams is a story of hope and victory over great odds. Young readers everywhere will love and easily identify with it.
Ng’cingt Mbugua is the Deputy Managing Editor of the Daily Nation. He studied Literature and Philosophy at Egerton University in Kenya and newspaper editing at the International Institute of journalism in Germany. He won the Pan-Africa Broadcast and Heritage Award for his work as a journalist and is a two-time winner of the Wahome Mutahi Literary Prize and two-time runner-up for the Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature.