Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi, Westcom Point, 8th Fl, Mahiga Mairu Ave, Off Waiyaki Way
The youth of God is a novel about migration and its bittersweet afterlives. Somali-Canadian teenager Nuur is caught between racist bullying at school, a tense home life and toxic brainwashing at his mosque. Santur sketches an intimate portrait of the vulnerability and of today's isolated inner city youth. This is a haunting story filled with characters you will grow to love. Santur delivers a complex and heartbreaking masterpiece, fearless in its desire to put religion, nation and our society on trial.