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The House of Hunger

Author: 
Marechera, Dambudzo
Place: 
Oxford
Publisher: 
Hainemann
Date published: 
1978
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154 p.
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Series: 
African Writers Series
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ISBN: 
043590986x
Call No: 
82.32 MAR
Abstract: 

Winner of the Guardian fiction prize, this novella and nine short stories describe life in a Zimbabwean township. They are about the brutalization of the individual's mental processes, until madness, violence and despair become the normal state of affairs for families in black urban areas.

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CITATION: Marechera, Dambudzo. The House of Hunger . Oxford : Hainemann , 1978. - Available at: http://library.africa-union.org/house-hunger-10

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