Harare North (BOK)

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. He ends up in Shingi's Brixton squat where the inhabitants function at various levels of desperation. Shingi struggles to find meaningful work and to meet the demands of his family back home; Tsitsi makes a living renting her baby out to women defrauding the Social Services. 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 has left behind in strife-torn Zimbabwe, every expectation and preconception is turned on its head. This is the story of a stranger in a strange land - one of the thousands of illegal immigrants seeking a better life in England - with a past he is determined to hide.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter Brian Chikwava
Forlag
VINTAGE
ISBN 9780099526759
Antall sider 240 Dimensjoner 13,2cm x 19,5cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 174 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd