Bitterness (An African Novel from Zambia) by Malama Katulwende
Approx. 113,190 words.
Published on November 13, 2011 by
This is one of the most realistic and passionate contemporary novels (Julius Chongo Award 2006 for Best Creative Writing) about the life of young people in today's Africa, written by Malama Katulwende, a Zambian poet, novelist, and intellectual. It depicts the political struggle of Zambia's students, and the hope and despair of the book's main character.