ISBN 9781779314888 
Pages 146
Dimensions 210 x 148 mm
Published 2023
Publisher Mwanaka Media and Publishing, Zimbabwe
Format Paperback

Death of a Statue


by Samuel Chuma

Death of a Statue is a collection of poems covering a wide spectrum of themes, all encompassed within one's relationship with the self. The poet has managed to employ simple language to evoke complex images which are startling in their clarity. There are many voices that speak out from this anthology, the priest, the politician, the virgin, the farmer and many more. All tell their stories in a way that would relate to the reader's predicaments and day to day living. This is a well thought-out collection that will mean different things to different people at different times. A new fascinating voice has landed on the literary scene. By this offering Samuel Chuma has carved a niche for himself in African and indeed world literature by his unique, incisive and inimitable style.

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About the Author

Samuel Chuma

Samuel Chuma is a Zimbabwean poet whose work has been featured in various publications including the Standard Newspaper, Newsday and Newshawks. He was born in Gweru, Zimbabwe in 1969. This collection is his first published anthology.