Local Book News

Temba Munsaka
MAD POETRY – The Alluring Darkness published by Royalty Books is the title of Temba Munsaka’s new
book. The author of When the Dead Walk and Gourd of Consciousness Poetry member aka will be
launching his book at a date to be announced.
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MAD POETRY - The Alluring Darkness published by Royalty Books is the title of Temba Munsaka’s new book. The author of When the Dead Walk and Gourd of Consciousness Poetry member aka will be launching his book at a date to be announced.

 

Wellington Mudhluri
South African-based writer Wellington Mudhluri’s crime thriller titled Sinister Motive is out. The book
which was published by pentolacut and was launched at Brass Bell Restaurant in Cape Town.
Mudhluri is one of the finest writers of nerve-wracking crime thrillers amongst Zimbabwean authors. His
dexterity is unmistakable.
About the thriller
A glance at the window, Xolani spots him, a glance at the window Jack sees nothing… Questions, fear,
and uncertainty grip Xolani as Jack begins to doubt him.
Another glance, and there he is, visibly glaring at them. Was he a shadow in the shadows? Or maybe
Xolani was too drunk to distinguish things clearly.
Caught in between a haze of miscalculation, Xolani woke up to the dawn of reality as the real foe
emerged. Everything came together when he found himself standing in the desert, deceased bodies
surrounding him and a gun pointed to his forehead;
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South African based writer Wellington Mudhluri’s crime thriller titled Sinister Motive is out. The book which was published by pentolacut was launched at Brass Bell Restaurant in Cape Town. Mudhluri is one the finest writers of nerve- wrecking crime thrillers amongst Zimbabwean authors. His dexterity is unmistakable.

Ndaba Sibanda
Internationally acclaimed writer Ndaba Sibanda author of more than 20 published books and co-author
of more than 100 published books announced his next book titled A Delicate Delivery: The Mad
Midwives In Labour; The book is expected to be published this year in the USA at a date to be
announced. The opening of the book constitutes of words that are borrowed from the poem titled; The
Magic Of The Rainbow; These are the introductory words;

‘There is something intriguing about a rainbow of nationalities and a kaleidoscope of ethnicities,

It also includes intriguing poems such as; A Poor Person’s Precarious Paces And Spaces, Bulawayo’s
Benediction, Deliverance Wand In Their Hands, Mask Up Or Else, and Demons Against Demos,
which have appeared in a number of online journals.

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Internationally acclaimed writer Ndaba Sibanda author of more than 20 published books and coauthor of more than 100 published books announced his next book titled A Delicate Delivery: The Mad Midwives In Labour". The book is expected to be published this year in the USA at a date to be announced. The opening of the book constitutes of words that are borrowed from the poem titled "The Magic Of The Rainbow".

 

Ability Mbongeni Dube
Umzingwane-born writer Ability Mbongeni Dube has released his latest book titled Emqubeni (the
mystery). In the book, a stranger is found dead. His face is beyond recognition. In his pocket, there is an
ID shows that he is a police officer, named Charles.
Police officers, Khumalo and Mehluli start their investigation. They discover that he (Charles) killed
somebody and faked his death. They now start digging deeper with the aim of finding out the mystery
behind him faking his death. During the course of the investigation, Khumalo is framed for murder and
ends up in prison.
On why he wrote the book Ability responded “We live in a corrupt and unjust world. Some people no
longer trust security agents/ forces. Here I want to teach the world that we still have officers who strive
to make sure that we are protected as a nation.
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Umzingwane born writer Ability Mbongeni Dube’s has released his latest book titled Emqubeni (the mystery). In the book a stranger is found dead. His face is beyond recognition. In his pocket there is an ID which shows that he is a police officer, named Charles.

McDonald Pagiwa
Local poet and member of Gourd of Consciousness Poetry McDonald Pagiwa will be featured in A Reading-
Us Africa anthology is to be launched during the ARC22 conference in September. The collection features
50 poets from 10 African countries.
The poet announced on his Facebook page, “Glad to be one of the 50 representing Zimbabwe and also
the pleasure of having the title being named after my featured poem; Dead Manners Such an honor.
Thumbs up; Read Us Africa; team.

Local poet and member of Gourd of Consciousness Poetry McDonald Pagiwa will be featured in A Read- Us Africa anthology to be launched during the ARC22 conference in September. The collection features 50 poets from 10 African countries.

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