Book review: ‘A Casualty of Power’ - Comparing the Copperbelt

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Source: Book review: ‘A Casualty of Power’ Mukuka Chipanta • Comparing the Copperbelt

ZAMBIAN NOVEL FOCUSES ON CHINA-AFRICA FRIENDSHIP

Beaven Tapureta – Bookshelf

Source: Zambian author focuses on China-Africa relations • The Herald

22.3.17

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The Herald posted the wrong photo of Mukuka

A review of A Casualty of Power in the Herald with the wrong photo of Mukuka.

http://www.herald.co.zw/zambian-author-focuses-on-china-africa-relations/

Here is the real Mukuka Chipanta signing books at a book launch.

Mukuka Chipanta at book launch

A Casualty of Power - Reviewed by William R. Schreck, Jr.

If a talented story-teller encapsulates an entire culture and country, patient then this brave novel depicts nothing short of the new reality that is Africa, ed and it has the temerity to name the co-conspirators, whether they are African, Chinese or Western. In this sense this classic story is also a very modern one. Although Africans may appreciate this novel more, this perceptive analysis of modern-day Africa opens a path of exploration, especially for us non-Africans.

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A Casualty of Power - A review by T. L. Chinyanganya

A Casualty of Power reads something like a thriller, adiposity and it is as difficult to put down, while simultaneously exploring some of the fundamental issues bedevilling post-colonial Africa. The experiences that Hamoonga Moya, the Zambian protagonist, endures will resonate with many in the sub-region. Corruption in high places and the recolonization of assets by our fair-weather friends offers a reality that we are quick to recognise. Hamoonga, a hopeful young student, becomes inadvertently caught up in a web of corruption and violence, suffering for crimes that he never committed.

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A Casualty of Power - Review By Gilbert Braspenning, Africa Book Link

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Source: A Casualty of Power • Read African Books

Speech by Milan Djordjevic at the launch of A Casualty of Power

A Casualty of Power

By Mukuka Chipanta

Launched by Milan Djordjevic

Honorary Consul of Austria

 


Tuesday, unhealthy 29th November, 2016

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