This Mournable Body (Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2020)

This Mournable Body (Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2020)

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZE

'As natural as the grass grows.' Chinua Achebe '[Dangarembga] is a wonderful creator of character.' Doris Lessing '[A] Masterpiece.' New York Times 'Searing and enlightening.' Sefi Atta, author of Everything Good Will Come

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.

Here we meet Tambudzai, living in a run-down youth hostel in downtown Harare and anxious about her prospects after leaving a stagnant job. At every turn in her attempt to make a life for herself, she is faced with a fresh humiliation, until the painful contrast between the future she imagined and her daily reality ultimately drives her to a breaking point.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780571355518
BY (AUTHOR) Dangarembga, Tsitsi
PUBLISHER : Faber & Faber PUBLICATION DATE : January 16, 2020
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Faber & Faber
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Hardback
DIMENSION : 216 mm x 135 mm
WEIGHT : 491 g

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DESCRIPTION :
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZE

'As natural as the grass grows.' Chinua Achebe '[Dangarembga] is a wonderful creator of character.' Doris Lessing '[A] Masterpiece.' New York Times 'Searing and enlightening.' Sefi Atta, author of Everything Good Will Come

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.

Here we meet Tambudzai, living in a run-down youth hostel in downtown Harare and anxious about her prospects after leaving a stagnant job. At every turn in her attempt to make a life for herself, she is faced with a fresh humiliation, until the painful contrast between the future she imagined and her daily reality ultimately drives her to a breaking point.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780571355518
BY (AUTHOR) Dangarembga, Tsitsi
PUBLISHER : Faber & Faber PUBLICATION DATE : January 16, 2020
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Faber & Faber
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Hardback
DIMENSION : 216 mm x 135 mm
WEIGHT : 491 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Fiction & Related items