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Many good novels written by men have come out of Africa, but few by Black women. This is the novel we have been waiting for... it will become a classic." Doris Lessing.
Tsitsi Dangarembga - Winner of the 1989 Commonwealth Writers' Prize.
With a New Introduction by Anthony Kwame Appiah.
Reviews, News & Interviews:
A coming-of-age story, it ticks all the right boxes for student essayists -- colonialism, gender, race -- and provides a mine of information about Shona customs. Its appeal to lay readers lies with the guileless Tambu" - Elena Seymenliyska, -The Guardian
In many ways, this novel becomes Tambu's keening -- a resonant, eloquent tribute to the women in her life, and to their losses. - Publishers Weekly