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Harare North

Author: Brian Chikwava
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As our narrator struggles to make his way in 'Harare North', negotiating life outside the legal economy and battling with the weight of what he as left behind in strife-torn Zimbabwe, every expectation and preconception is turned on its head.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Chikwava
ISBN: 9780099526759 0099526751
OCLC Number: 489631501
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2009.
Description: 230 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Brian Chikwava.

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When he lands in Harare North, our unnamed protagonist carries nothing but a cardboard suitcase full of memories and a longing to be reunited with his childhood friend, Shingi. Shingi struggles to  Read more...

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"A debut novel at once lyrical and gritty, offering an unsentimental view of the African immigrant experience in London's Brixton" * Scotsman * "It's the darkest of comedies, fuelled by an eccentric, Read more...

 
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