'The full, final and completely complete title of my bullshit story is: Allah is not obliged to be fair about all things he does here on earth' Birahima's story is one of horror and laughter.
After his mother's death he travels to Liberia to find his aunt but on the way gets caught up in rebel fighting and ends up with a Kalashnikov in his hands.
He tells of the chaotic and terrible adventures that follow in his career as a small soldier with heartbreaking bravado and wisdom.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 02/08/2007
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099433927