Hardback This mournable body / Tsitsi Dangarembga.
Publication year: 2020
Publisher: London : Faber & Faber,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780571355518 (hbk.) :
Award-winning Zimbabwean author Dangarembga returns with the story of a young woman attempting to make a life for herself in downtown Harare, facing down humiliations and thwarted expectations at every turn. SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZE'MAGNIFICENT.' Guardian 'A MASTERPIECE.' New York Times 'MARVELLOUS.' Sara Collins 'BRILLIANT.' Madeleine Thien 'HYPNOTIC.' Daily Telegraph 'SEARING.' Sefi Atta 'A MAVERICK VOICE.' A Igoni Barrett 'A MUST READ.' Helon Habila 'SUBTLE AND INTELLIGENT.' TLS 'A MAJOR ACHIEVEMENT.' Literary ReviewHere we meet Tambudzai, living in a run-down youth hostel in downtown Harare and anxious about her prospects after leaving a stagnant job. At every turn in her attempt to make a life for herself, she is faced with a fresh humiliation, until the painful contrast between the future she imagined and her daily reality ultimately drives her to a breaking point.In this tense and psychologically charged novel, Tsitsi Dangarembga channels the hope and potential o
363 pages ; 22 cm