Running with Mother

Christopher Mlalazi

Weaver Press

Running with Mother

Unsentimental and unselfpitying, this short but powerful novel vivifies an account by Rudo, a fourteen-year-old school girl who observes the terrifying events that take place in her village. It is based on a true story, a period in Zimbabwe's history (Gukurahundi) when thousands of Ndebele were killed on on instruction by the notorious Fifth Brigade. Mlalazi's novel is written with insight, humour and provides a salutory reminder that even in the worst of times, we can find humanity.

Creation date: 2017-08-31

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