Fiction. African American Studies. Set in Yvonne Vera's native country of Zimbabwe, NEHANDA tells the story of a late nineteenth century village where a young woman has been given a divine calling: the gift to inspire a war. Told in beautifully lucid and evocative prose, this is the portrait of resistance and struggle, a tale of a people's first meeting with colonialism. A stunning, beautiful and poetic novel. --The Herald (Zimbabwe)
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Review: NehandaUser Review - Lindsey - Goodreads
Yvonne Vera is a most astounding and beautiful author. More should read her work. She had a true grasp of what it meant to be African and a woman in a world rife with colonialism and violence. Where ... Read full review
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Her first, and least sophisticated, novel, but it provides crucial history about the people of Zimbabwe.