” It was one of those early mid-life crises, really. I started asking myself, ‘What is it that I want from my life?’ This question kept haunting me: ‘Do I want to be a lawyer who always wanted to be a writer, or do I actually want to be a writer? “


” The first thing I remember when I moved to a school in the suburbs was, ‘My gosh, all these books!’ The classroom and school had a library, I’d never seen so many books in my life! It was something we didn’t have in the township. “


” For the first years of my life, I went to school in Rhodesia. My memory of living in the townships is that they were actually really happy places. “


” A novelist, poet and playwright who writes equally well in Shona and English, Charles Mungoshi is Zimbabwe’s finest and most versatile writer. His life project has been to interrogate the notion of family. “



All 4 Petina Gappah Quotes about Life in picture


It was one of those early mid-life crises, really. I started asking myself,
The first thing I remember when I moved to a school in the suburbs was,


For the first years of my life, I went to school in Rhodesia. My memory of living in the townships is that they were actually really happy places.
A novelist, poet and playwright who writes equally well in Shona and English, Charles Mungoshi is Zimbabwe
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