The Death of Rex Nhongo
A NovelBook - 2016
Harare, Zimbabwe, 2011. This is a story of five marriages and one gun. A British couple wonder at the unknowable city beyond their guarded compound while they build walls between themselves. An American begins to suspect his new home is having an insidious effect on his 'African queen' and their young daughter. An enthusiastic young intellectual follows his wife and his dreams to the city and finds only disillusion. An Intelligence Officer loses a crucial piece of evidence. It will cost him his marriage and his girlfriend maybe even his life. A taxi driver and his wife, living on the knife-edge of poverty, find a gun in the cab. From this point on, all their lives are tied to the trigger.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016
Edition: First North American edition
Branch Call Number: FIC GEORGE 2016
Characteristics: viii, 311 pages ; 25 cm