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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Jun 15, Cat rated it liked it. This book bpack bloody fantastic, with an edginess to the narrative that makes it raw, titillating and impossible to put down. Poetry had to be a continuous succession of images. This book is awesome!!!

Black Sunlight Marechera’s mistrust of the establishment blacl high valuation of individual freedom made him resist absorption into London’s literary society. An attempt to strike against marecuera movement the dictatorship of blackness in Zimbabwe? There were no masterpieces without aggression. Book Chat Latest December 5, Complete review at Brainwavez. This is the best book of African fiction I’ve read by far, and I plan on tracking down everything this man wrote.

Nov 25, Elie rated it it was amazing Shelves: The separation of the individual from the unfolding of history? Sections of this page. Here’s a writer whose words drop mental and violent on the page.

A Man of the People. Refresh and try again. You hear the words so vividly and feel all over again, the ringing of your own madness. Read, highlight, and take notes, sunligjt web, tablet, and phone. Letters from a Stoic Seneca. They constitute a “lost generation” that grew up in a country ruled by a white minority government and shattered by a guerrilla war.

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Pearson Education- Africa – pages. A look back over the liberation of Zimbabwe?

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Black Sunlight is too much at once. This stream-of-consciousness account of the schizophrenia and brutality of the colonized blaxk went on to win the prestigious Guardian First Book Award inwith Marechera being immediately recognized as an avant-garde minstrel whose search for new ways to communicate placed him in the tradition of modernists such as Joyce, Beckett and Soyinka.

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Dec 30, Lula marked it as potential-to-read Shelves: The writings of this precocious but short-lived literary talent from Zimbabwe have been described as “the work of a tortured genius. The book was said to set a new path in African writing and Marechera was hailed as a witness and a prophet.

Mutumwa Mawere Public Figure. Sara-Maria Sorentino rated it really liked it May 15, This is not the case, however, and “Black Sunlight” deserves serious consideration as an original, modern masterpiece. I haven’t read Joyce before but from what I hear this feeling is quite similar.

Would it be frustrating? Known as the “enfant terrible of African literature” and “Africa’s response to Joyce”, Dambudzo Marechera has been dismissed by some as mad and applauded by others as a genius. One can then further observe that Marechera has adapted this tripartite frame to the context of African literature by collapsing the two canonical forms of the African novel, with the opening dream episode of his “Finnegans” section being modeled upon the African novel of precolonial cultural nostalgia, and the rest of the text being modeled upon the African novel of postcolonial political disillusionment.

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Godwin Sweto rated it really liked it Feb 19, Something like a broken stain glass windows super glued together. The protagonist is photojournalist Chris, whose camera lens becomes the device through which the plot is cleverly unraveled. Gossip, glitz and true grit: The Best Books of Want to Read Currently Reading Read. What Marechera is doing in this odd and, yes, awkward book is explore anarchism as an intellectual position. In regard to this, the easiest structural pattern to discern is the Homeric frame pages 27 to ; and 1 to 14due to the fact that these intertextual references constitute the prototypical mythical names of the characters in Black Sunlight, and so one can therefore relate the text’s plot to corresponding episodes in Homer’s The Odyssey.