Book Review: Writing black colonial experience in House of Hunger
The story is set around the 1960-70s, a heated time in the history of Zimbabwe, as young black people joined the rebels to fight for the country’s
As a young black woman, this novel is one of a few,
With the deep, echoing statements like ‘No, l don’t hate being black. I’m just tired of saying its beautiful’, he writes the pain that comes from racism, segregation and poverty and analyses like a surgeon the different identities of the characters in his book all the while chronicling life in the colonial ghetto.