Scrapiron Blues

by Dambudzo Marechera
Scrapiron Blues
  • ISBN-13: 9780865437319
  • Author(s): Dambudzo Marechera
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Publisher: Africa World Press
  • Imprint: Africa World Press
  • Publication Date: 08-09-1999
  • Format: p/b

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£14.99
A collection of Marechera's last writings which evoke city life and its many disparate facets - from the glittering fashion shops to the tramps in back alleys. What at first sight often seems peaceful and harmless, is suddenly disrupted by flashes of madness for, in Marechera's universe, everyday life is always haunted by the nightmare of Zimbabwe's past.
About the book

A collection of Marechera's last writings which evoke city life and its many disparate facets - from the glittering fashion shops to the tramps in back alleys. What at first sight often seems peaceful and harmless, is suddenly disrupted by flashes of madness for, in Marechera's universe, everyday life is always haunted by the nightmare of Zimbabwe's past.