When hope wears a woman’s face

Elliot Ziwira At The Bookstore “Isanusi, I have to ask. The world we knew, the world we have put together; my father and his first General, you, my sister, and in a way General Otumfwo, that world is...

Exploring the nature of conflict

Elliot Ziwira @The Book Store Conflict, according to Devito (1992:243), “refers to disagreements . . . between or among connected individuals, close friends, lovers or family members”. As posited by ...

Kutyauripo redefines the historical novel

Elliot Ziwira @the Bookstore “What I think a novelist can teach is something very fundamental, namely to indicate to his readers, to put it crudely that we in Africa did not hear of culture for the f...

Imprisonment as a permanent condition

Elliot Ziwira @ the Bookstore “Cowards die many times before their deaths, but the valiant oft taste of death but once”, says the Roman general Julius Caesar in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, boasting ...

Enchanting ‘Tales of the Rainbow’

Elliot Ziwira At the Bookstore Namibian poet Julia Ndinelago Amukoshi’s debut transcendental anthology of poetry, “Tales of the Rainbow” (2014), published by Township Productions, stitches together d...