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Recommended adult books (2)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into adult here are some adult books from Zimbabwe for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.

House of Stone

House of Stone by Novuyo Rosa Tshuma EN

Rating: 5     2 Votes
Country: Africa / Zimbabwe flag Zimbabwe
Winner of the Edward Stanford Prize for Fiction with a Sense of Place; 2019Longlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize; 2019Longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize; 2019__________'Easily the best debut I've read this year; Tshuma's novel is both hilarious and horrifying; filled with compassion; anger and despair. [Her] unreliable narrator [is] of the kind that deserves to be remembered up there with Humbert Humbert' Kim Evans; Culturefly__________Bukhosi has gone missing. His father; Abed; and his mother; Agnes; cling to the hope that he has run away; rather than been murdered by government thugs. ... continue
Genre Adult
Recommended: 16 Nov 2022


The book of Memory by Petina Gappah EN

Rating: 4     7 Votes
Country: Africa / Zimbabwe flag Zimbabwe
An albino woman named Memory is languishing in a maximum security prison in Harare, Zimbabwe, where she has been tried and convicted of murder. As part of her appeal, her lawyer insists that she write down what happened; that is, the events that led to the killing of her adoptive father, Lloyd Hendricks. But who was Lloyd Hendricks? Why does Memory feel no remorse for his death? And did everything happen exactly as she remembers? Moving between the townships of the poor and the suburbs of the rich, and between past and present, the 2009 Guardian First Book Award–winning writer Petina Gappah we... continue
Recommended: 20 Feb 2018

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