So he was sacrificed at the altar of knowledge?’ Kusi tries to reconcile her mother and aunt. ‘For knowing and refusing to know,’ her aunt says confidently. Is this how Nigerians felt when “Things Fall Apart” or “No Longer at Ease” were released? Is it how the Kenyans felt when “Carcase for Hounds” or “The River Between” were released? When you ask Google what famous Ugandan novels she knows, she will give you ten .