Laughing Now: Stories from Zimbabwe - Edited by Irene Staunton
Writing Still and Writing Now were praised for the skill and imagination of their writers. Laughing Now goes further, and demonstrates the infinite capacity of Zimbabweans to find humour in even the grimmest of circumstances. These stories embrace funerals, dancing competitions, family tensions, rampant inflation and interminable queues for scarce goods. They take a wry look at pompous politicians, foreign filmmakers and the aspirations of the so-called ‘new’ farmers. Laughing Now suggests that no matter what happens, humour is a positive antidote.
ISBN: 978 1 77922 068 4
pp.113; 210 x 130 mm