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We Need New Names (2013) by NoViolet Bulawayo

“We can see, in the eyes of the adults, the rage. It is quiet but it is there. Still, what is rage when it is kept in like a heart, like blood, when you do not do anything with it, when you do not use it to hit or even yell?

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April Bloom, Book Cases and Music

Okay, cheers of the new month. Since the last update for March, between you and I, I have not finished reading James Marlon’s ‘ 517 more words


We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo

Genre: Literary fiction
Page #: 298
Published in: 2013
Publisher: Reagan Arthur Books


Official Synopsis:

A remarkable literary debut – shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize! 552 more words


We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo

Mike’s review

“She says it’s the least we can do because we are all dirty sinners and we are the ones for whom Jesus Christ gave his life.” 236 more words


Book Review: We Need New Names- Noviolet Bulawayo

Paradise is a shanty where men’s eyes never lift from their draughts, under the jacaranda trees and women are busy with hair and talk, children on the other hand have no choice but to go steal guavas in Budapest due to their hunger. 734 more words


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