Gappah, Petina The Book of Memory

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The Book of Memory

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The story you have asked me to tell begins not with the ignominious ugliness of Lloyd's death but on a long-ago day in April when the sun seared my blistered face and I was nine years old and my father and mother sold me to a strange man. I say my father and my mother, but really it was just my mother. Memory, the narrator of "The Book of Memory", is an albino woman languishing in Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare, Zimbabwe, where she has been convicted of murder. As part of her appeal her lawyer insists that she write down what happened as she remembers it. The death penalty is a mandatory sentence for murder, and Memory is, both literally and metaphorically, writing for her life. As her story unfolds, "Memory" reveals that she has been tried and convicted for the murder of Lloyd Hendricks, her adopted father. But who was Lloyd Hendricks? Why does Memory feel no remorse for his death? And did everything happen exactly as she remembers? Moving between the townships of the poor and the suburbs of the rich, and between the past and the present, "Memory" weaves a compelling tale of love, obsession, the relentlessness of fate and the treachery of memory.

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Petina Gappah is a Zimbabwean writer with law degrees from Cambridge, Graz University and the University of Zimbabwe. Her debut collection, An Elegy for Easterly, won the Guardian First Book Prize in 2009.

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Gappah, Petina
Verlag: Faber And Faber Ltd. Sep 2015 (2015)
ISBN 10: 0571249620 ISBN 13: 9780571249626
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Buchbeschreibung Faber And Faber Ltd. Sep 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 233x151x25 mm. Neuware - The story you have asked me to tell begins not with the ignominious ugliness of Lloyd's death but on a long-ago day in April when the sun seared my blistered face and I was nine years old and my father and mother sold me to a strange man. I say my father and my mother, but really it was just my mother. 274 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780571249626

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