Tambudzai has left her job and lives in a youth hostel in downtown Harare. Proud and keen for success, she attempts to make a new life for herself but repeatedly meets with fresh humiliation, and is driven to breaking point by the distance between her imagined future and daily reality.

In this tense and psychologically charged novel, the author channels the hope and potential of one young girl and a fledgling nation to lead us on a journey to discover where lives go after hope has departed.

Shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize.


Cover: Paperback

ISBN: 9780571355525

No. of Pages: 362

Dimensions: 128 × 196 × 22 mm

Published by Faber & Faber


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