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This Mournable Body

by Tsitsi Dangarembga

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZE

Here we meet Tambudzai, living in a youth hostel in downtown Harare after leaving a stagnant job. Proud, and yearning for success, Tambu attempts to make a new life for herself - but at every turn, she is faced with a fresh humiliation, until the contrast between the future she imagined and her daily reality ultimately drives her to a breaking point.

In this tense and psychologically charged novel, Tsitsi Dangarembga channels the hope and potential of one young girl and a fledgling nation to lead us on a journey to discover where lives go after hope has departed.

384 pages.

Main Edition

ISBN: 9780571355525

€ 10.85  Save €0.25 (RRP €11.10)

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Date of Publication: 24/09/2020

  
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