Is Kabale more Rural than Busia?

Kirabo Byabashaija has been enjoying Oduor Jagero’s The Ghosts of 1894 too much. In the review, published as part of the 2016 Africa Reading Challenge, she says:

This gripping thriller will hook it’s unrelenting claws into you and keep you turning her pages.

There are some tiny details that did often wake me from my reverie, like the notion that Kabale is infinitely more rural than Busia *major side-eye*; or the fact that locals kept referring to Mille Collines in it’s full form (Hôtel des Mille Collines or shortening it as des Mille); or Matoke instead of Matooke; the American recognising ‘groundnuts‘… Again, these are just teensy-wincy details that often pulled me out of the I-can’t-get-enough-of-this-book.

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