This is an excerpt from the fourth major section of the book Africana (Gyldendal, 2019). Translations of other chapters can be found in Asymptote, Wilderness House Literary Review, and Delos (University of Florida Press).
The Dane THOMAS BOBERG is the author of more than thirty published books including collections of poetry, a volume of short fiction, and several volumes of travel memoirs. He has spent a total of eighteen years living outside Denmark. Thomas Boberg has twice been nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Prize and received the Grand Prize of the Danish Academy in 2012. In 2018 he became a member of the Danish Academy. He lives in Copenhagen.