Hatchings

Hatchings

by John Eppel

Paperback

$31.00
View All Available Formats & Editions
Members save with free shipping everyday! 
See details

Overview

It is New Year in Bulawayo, and anybody who is anybody is out celebrating. Hatchings, with an introduction by Khombe Mangwanda, was chosen by Professor Anthony Chennells in the Times Literary Supplement as his choice for the most significant book to have come out of Africa.

"The story is simple. In a sentence it can be described as a love story centered on a young couple who discover the true power of love amid the social, economic and moral decay that threatens to swallow their love and everything else. But to say Hatchings is merely a love story would be criminal. It is more than that. Hatchings is a story about Bulawayo, about Zimbabwe, about corruption and cultural decay. In Hatchings John Eppel spares no one. With his sharp and yet witty pen he exposes corruption and pokes fun at those that are abusing power and this means literally everyone. Rich, poor, white, black , Indian, foreigner or local." - Raisedon Baya, Sunday News, Zimbabwe

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780797430396
Publisher: African Books Collective Limited
Publication date: 07/30/2008
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.32(d)

Customer Reviews