The Sold Nation

by Daniel B. Solomon

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/16/2021

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 192
ISBN : 9781982269913
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 192
ISBN : 9781982269920

About the Book

The Sold Nation is a fictional story based on the ongoing realty in the contemporary Ethiopia. The novel begins with the students at Addis Ababa university at their Social Science Compass and ends in the great hall of the national palace of the country. The Sold Nation exhibits the trying struggle of the students of the said university and some of their professors to help the country get rid of the “so-called” identity politics, which has messed up the texture of the country as a united sovereign nation. The characters along with their respective settings are well constructed. They represent the various colors and odors of the nation and the aspiration of its citizens for the period the identity-based politics have been ruling the nation. The various conflicts between and among the characters are very well constructed. The plot is so strong and tense. It is very involving. It could simply capture the attention of the readers and drive them all the way to the end at one sitting. The language is attractive and enchanting to the mind. It is full of figurative speeches, well written expressions. This novel is a must to read novel, if you would like to apprehend the suffrage that the said politics has wedged on the citizens of Ethiopia. It is a worth reading.

About the Author

Daniel B. Solomon is a naturalized citizen of the United States of America with Ethiopian background. He is a multi-professional expert practicing in literature, software engineering, project management, and leadership. Solomon is a part-time novelist and poet writing both in English and Amharic, the official vernacular language of the Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Some of his published books include Abeshatay, Tachyon, Blue Wave, The War of Two Brothers, and Africa Distracted. The first two are novels, text in Amharic. The third one is also a novel, text in English. The last two are collections of poems, text in English. The Sold Nation is his most recent romantic novel based on a true story. It focuses on the political upheavals in Ethiopia. Solomon is a well versed and schooled writer. His mind crossing expressions, pondering philosophy of life, the nature and settings of his characters are quite eye catching and enriching. In this regard, Saba Berhe of Tachyon and Cina Mathew and Kiya Waka of Blue Wave are worth mentioning. Solomon writes our own true stories in such a way that we have never looked at it before. Hence, it is always worth reading his works. It is like looking at ourselves thru a mirror of words. Solomon writes academic books and research articles. English for College and Pre-University students is one of his academic books published and extensively used in Ethiopia. He has also participated in writing textbooks such as English for Grade 11 for Ethiopian students. “The Impact of Tribal Politics on Public Passion to Digital Trade in Current Ethiopia”, “The Worth of Steady Digital Team Formation Strategy: A Case Study of Bruce Tuckman’s Model in Software Industry”, “Benefits of Automated Testing Over Manual Testing” and “Redefining Regression Testing and Details under It Regression for Fix and Regression for Risk” are some of his published articles in scientific journals such as Advanced Journal of Social Science and Humanities, International Journal Innovative Research in Information Securities, and Journal of Computer Science and Engineering. Poverty Unpacked, The Dream God, and Dying Alive are some of this forthcoming books. Solomon is in his early 50th and had have enough time to read before practicing writing.