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Chatora’s Harare Voices and Beyond is a welcome addition to the crime fiction canon

Andrew Chatora While the literary novel dominates the Zimbabwean scene, genre fiction is no stranger to the nation. The crime novel is a particularly guilty pleasure with titles such as All Come To Dust by Bryony Rheam and Detective Sibanda Series (Sibanda and the Rainbird, Sibanda and the Black Hawk Sparrow, Sibanda and the Death’s …

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Graphic novels and the literary canon – The Varsity

Graphic novels expand the possibilities of personal reflection. NICHOLAS TAM/THEVARSITY Until recently, graphic novels were treated like children’s toys I grew up obsessed with the X-Men. On Sundays after church, my father would take my brothers and I to the only well-stocked bookstore we knew of in the mall. As we neared the entrance to …

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