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In Zimbabwe, in 1977, in the midst of the guerrilla war raging against the white minority regime, a young woman escapes her war-ravaged village to go to the city, Harare. But the city has its own perils, and takes away considerably more than it offers. A moving, uncompromising novel, written in Vera?s graceful poetic style, about the horrors of war and oppression in the modern world and their effects on the individual soul.
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As a guerrilla war rages across the Zimbabwe countryside, a young woman finds refuge in the city. But the city, like any other, has its perils and takes away considerably more than it offeres. A moving, uncompromising novel, written in a graceful poetic prose, about the horrors of war and oppression in the modern world and their effects on the individual soul.About the Author:
Yvonne Vera was born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Her works Why Don?t You Carve Other Animals and Nehanda were short-listed for the Commonwealth Writers Award Africa Region in 1993 and 1994, respectively.
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Book Description TSAR Publications, 1995. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0920661548
Book Description TSAR Publications. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0920661548 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0512764