Dr. Leonard A. Slade, Jr., State University of New York at Albany
In an era when war for many in America presents itself as a rolling screen of names at the end of the nightly news, a voice speaks out strong and clear.
Emmanuel K. Ngwainmbi's anti-war feelings include expressions of goodness, the virtues of life and love.
superbly contrasts every day life with war-like descriptions, thoughts and feelings to unmask war's absurdity.
use of the commonplace makes every war, our war.
The life he
creates is so real, so ours, it is worth protecting. . . .the reader can't help but see the hypocrisy in killing for peace's sake.