Chioniso and other stories

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Weaver Press , Harare, Zimbabwe
Statementby Shimmer Chinodya
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LC ClassificationsMLCS 2012/00669 (P)
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 182 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25367890M
ISBN 139781779221704
LC Control Number2012314071

In this new collection, Chioniso and other stories, we are once again reminded how Shimmer Chinodya mines his experience for nuggets. Playing with his doppelganger, Godfrey, he looks back on life in Harare, and in Zimbabwe, over the last decade, exploring it from a familial : Shimmer Chinodya.

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In this new collection, Chioniso and other stories, we are once again reminded how Shimmer Chinodya mines his experience for nuggets. Playing with his doppelganger, Godfrey, he looks back on life in Harare, and in Zimbabwe, over the last decade, exploring it from a familial perspective.

Chioniso & Other Stories is an anthology of largely self-referential short stories. Drawing from his personal experiences, the country’s national literary treasure composes his tenth book in his usual style, comprising humour and the vivid descriptive language for which he is famed.

Chioniso and Other Stories In this new collection, Chioniso and other stories, we are once again reminded how Shimmer Chinodya mines his experience for nuggets. Playing with his doppelganger, Godfrey, he looks back on life in Harare, and in Zimbabwe, over the last decade, exploring it from a familial perspective.

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Chioniso and Other Stories Book Launch Shimmer Chinodya responding to a question by the interviewer Memory Chirere. Foto by Tinashe Muchuri: Audience at the launch of Shimmer Chinodya's latest offering, 'Chioniso and Other Stories' launched at Zimbabwe Germany Society on Here people were treated to how Chinodya creates his work.

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This book will teach all the over killing budding writers out there to tuck in the corners of their stories and allow the characters to play out naturally. It is not always the sound of gunfire or overheated romance that makes a story endearing. Even the unsuspecting reader will take out.

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Shimmer Chinodya. Dew in the Morning. Shimmer Chinodya. Book: Chioniso and Other Stories Author: Shimmer Chinodya Publisher: Weaver Press () If literature is to discharge its normative function as a miniature of society, then this preoccupation.

One of his books, “Chioniso and Other Stories”, is a true reflection of the man’s talent and knowledge as he forages through bits and pieces of numerous aspects of life, hovering within the space between the pre-colonial era and present day.

This was followed by Farai's Girls (), Child of War (under the pen name B. Chirasha, ), Harvest of Thorns (), Can We Talk and other stories (), Tale of Tamari (), Chairman of Fools (), Strife (), Tindo's Quest (), Chioniso and other stories () and Harvest of Thorns Classic: A Play ().

His work appears in. Description: In this new collection, Chioniso and other stories, we are once again reminded how Shimmer Chinodya mines his experience for nuggets. Playing with his doppelganger, Godfrey, he looks back on life in Harare, and in Zimbabwe, over the last decade, exploring it from a familial perspective.

Chioniso and Other Stories by Shimmer Chinodya Close to the Sources: Essays on Contemporary African Culture by Abebe Zegeye Coming of the Dry Season by Charles Mungoshi.

Harvest of Thorns tells the story of Benjamin Tichafa who grows up in Rhodesia in the s. From a conservative, religious family, but exposed to the heady ideas of the black nationalist movements, the young student is pulled in different directions.

Isolated and troubled at boarding school, he is provoked into leaving, making his way to Mozambique, and joining the freedom fighters.5/5(1).

Title: Chioniso and Other Stories, Author: Shimmer Chinodya Publisher: Weaver Press Publication date:pages, Isbn: Shimmer Chinodya’s latest offering, Chioniso and Other Stories is a work of a mature craftsman. He is the author of several books including Harvest of Thorns, for which he won the Commonwealth Writers Prize in His short story "Can We Talk", included in Can We Talk and Other Stories, was shortlisted for The Caine Prize for African Writing in Other works by Shimmer Chinodya: Dew in the Morning () (Available in the AWS in )/5(35).

Chioniso and Other Stories By Shimmer Chinodya Published by Weaver Press ISBN: THROUGH a collection of short stories, Shimmer Chinodya focuses on a number of issues which include teenage rebellion, the moral compromises that are brought by the economic hardships in the country and the effect of religion in our lives.

The Paperback of the Can We Talk and Other Stories by Shimmer Chinodya at Barnes & Noble. (), Tale of Tamari (), Chairman of Fools (), Strife (), Tindo's Quest (), Chioniso and other stories () and Harvest of Thorns Classic: A Play ().

His work appears in numerous anthologies. This book draws on years of rich Author: Shimmer Chinodya. Can We Talk and Other Stories (African Writers) 10 copies; Strife 9 copies; Chairman of Fools 8 copies; Chioniso and Other Stories 4 copies; Step Ahead: New Secondary English: Student's Book 3 3 copies; Step Ahead: New Secondary English: Teacher's Guide: Form 1 2 copies; The March and Other Pieces 2 copies; Tindo's quest 1 copy.

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This was followed by Farai's Girls (), Child of War (under the pen name B. Chirasha, ), Harvest of Thorns (), Can We Talk and other stories (), Tale of Tamari (), Chairman of Fools (), Strife (), Tindo's Quest (), Chioniso and other stories () and Harvest of Thorns Classic: A Play ().5/5(1).

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