Weep Not, Child is Kenyan writer NgÅgÄ wa Thiongos first novel, released in 1964. It had been the first British book to be printed by an East African. Thiongos works offer with the relationship between Africans and the British colonists in Africa, and are heavily critical of English colonial guideline. Specifically, Weep Not, Child deals with the Mau Mau Uprising, and "the bewildering dispossession of a whole people from their ancestral land. "NgÅgÄ wrote the book while he was..