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Notes from a Modern Chimurenga

Collected Stuggle Stories

by Tendai Rinos Mwanaka

Notes from a Modern Chimurenga is an extensive collection of Zimbabwe’s political struggle short stories. It covers: the modern Chimurenga period from the formation of tribal trust lands (The Tortoise); the liberation wars (Zanzibar, Eating Whilst Running); the Gukurahundi massacre (Gukurahundi); the late 1990s democratic struggles pitting ZANUPF against the MDC (The List, Mbuya Chitungwiza, Operation Murambatsvina, Notes from Mai Mujuru’s Breast, Breaking the Silence); the individual struggle within this democratic struggle (Mushazhike, Nyadzonya); the resultant migration and exilitic stories (Limpopo Bones, Germinston 1401); the corruption (Nyakasikana, Tree of the Year); the mismanagement of the country, the beatings and killings (Leonard, Karidza, Raising A Cain again); and the continuing democratic struggles.

ISBN 9781779064820 | 182 pages | 210 x 148mm | 2020 | Mwanaka Media and Publishing, Zimbabwe | Paperback




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