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FROM THE BOOKER PRIZE SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF THIS MOURNABLE BODY and NERVOUS CONDITIONS ONE OF THE BBC'S 100 WOMEN FOR 2020 As Zimbabwe emerges into independence, Tambudzai Sigauke embarks on her second year at the Young Ladies' College of the Sacred Heart. Determined to excel, Tambu exhausts herself with her efforts to climb to the top of the school's honour rolls. The further she pushes herself, however, the farther she feels from any reward; and the roots of colonialism threaten to trip her at every step. The sequel to Nervous Conditions is as moving, darkly witty, and riveting as its predecessor.
|Publication date:||4th March 2021|
|Publisher:||Faber & Faber|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Tsitsi Dangarembga is the author of three novels, including Nervous Conditions, winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, and This Mournable Body, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. She is also a filmmaker, playwright, and the director of the Institute of Creative Arts for Progress in Africa Trust. She lives in Harare, Zimbabwe.More About Tsitsi Dangarembga