Lot #27/14 three novels of Zimbabwe
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Lot #27/14 three novels of Zimbabwe .... Bones [a novel] by Chenjerai Hove …. illustrated by Luke Toronga. A novella that was first published in 1988 & won the Noma Award for Publishing in Africa in 1989. Set among the freedom fighters in Zimbabwe. Harare, Baobab Books, 1994. Reprint. 8vo. Thin card covers. Pp. 112, illustrations. VG. …. together with …. Mapondera: soldier of Zimbabwe by Solomon M. Mutswairo. This is a historical novel set in 19th century Zimbabwe, as Mapondera & other African heroes take on Rhodes’ land-grabbers, as well as the marauding Portuguese on the eastern frontier. Written from the viewpoint of an African freedom fighter, an unusual novel. Harare, Longman Zimbabwe, 1983. First Zimbabwe edition, (apparently published in 1978 in the USA). 8vo. Thin card covers. Pp. 116, genealogical tables, map. Covers rubbed, some browning. …. together with …. Nehanda by Yvonne Vera. A poetic novelette by a Zimbabwean woman, who writes on mystery & power in Zimbabwean psyche & history. Harare, Baobab Books, 1993. First edition. 8vo.Thin card covers. Pp. (vii),118, portrait. Previous owner’s details inside front cover. Good+    for the three books sold as a collection Reserve price: R230.00 bids welcome

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