Search Results: "Petina Gappah"


BOOK REVIEW

AN ELEGY FOR EASTERLY by Petina Gappah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 2, 2009

"Searing, but never over the top: Gappah holds the anger and horror in check with exemplary artistic discipline."
A fine, soul-stirring debut presents 13 snapshots of life in desperate contemporary Zimbabwe. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BOOK OF MEMORY by Petina Gappah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"Gappah's elaborate tale is intricately plotted, but her determination to build suspense ultimately saps the narrative of some much-needed momentum."
An albino woman in Zimbabwe recounts the unlikely story of how she ended up on death row, in a debut novel from Guardian First Book Award winner Gappah (An Elegy for Easterly: Stories, 2009).Read full book review >