Maru by Bessie Head
Margaret Cadmore, an orphaned Masarwa girl, comes to Dilepe to teach, only to discover that in this remote Botswana village her own people are treated as outcasts.
|Publisher:||Waveland Press, Inc.|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
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Maru (African Writers Series) based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Maru is a story about the reaches of oppression within the village of Dilepe in Botswana. It is a fascinating story which examines how oppression and prejudice are maintained, and how they might be overcome. This is accomplished against the captivating backdrop of village life scenes are depicted in such a way that the reader can imagine themselves in the story. Overall an excellent read that provides a rich view of life in Botswana
Maru is a fast-paced novel with remarkable political overtones. The characters are rich and alive and create strong impressions in the mind of the reader. The setting is splendid and the plot is awesome. It is full of love, romance sadness and hope in different turns.I recommend this book along with