Uriah's Vengeance

Uriah's Vengeance

by Masimba Musodza

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Uriah's Vengeance by Masimba Musodza

The first of the Dread Eye Detective Agency novels, the story of Chenai "Ce-Ce-Chisango" and her brother, Farai, Zimbabwe's only Rastafarian private detectives. Since the publication of Uriah's Vengeance, the Dread Eye Detective Agency has become a household name around the world, with stories appearing online and in publications such as Jungle Jim. Originally conceived for television, these stories represent the first Rastafarian characters in popular fiction.

Ce-Ce and Farai are assigned by the wife of a wealthy businessman to protect him from a possible attempt on his life by an extortionist. Despite their efforts, he is brutally murdered in one of his homes and they have to find his killer. Clues point to a quest for revenge for a terrible wrong dating back to Zimbabwe's war for independence. However as the sister and brother duo uncover the past, shocking discoveries suggest a motive much closer to the ethos of contemporary society; sheer avarice

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151085755
Publisher: Belontos Books
Publication date: 07/19/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 148
File size: 486 KB

About the Author

Masimba Musodza ascends the literary ladder with his brand of "intelligent pulp", fast-paced thrillers with a serious underlying theme. Born in Zimbabwe in 1976, Musodza grew up in that southern African country, and came to Britain in 2002, where he has lived since. His literary work has been published all over the world, most of it spanning the science-fiction, fantasy and horror genres. With the Dread Eye Detective Agency novels, novellas and short-stories, he has helped create a corpus of Rastafarian Fiction, an emergent genre.

Musodza lives in the North East England town of Middlesbrough

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