ISBN 9789996066702
Pages 60
Dimensions 210 x 148mm
Published 2021
Publisher Luviri Press, Malawi
Format Paperback

Operation Kalulu

by Steve Chimombo

Operation Kalulu, the story of the Hare and the Well, was the first of the retold folk stories by Steve Chimombo. Folk stories are timeless in their relevance, each illustrating good and bad character traits, and behaviour in a variety of situations. This story presents us with a community experiencing a drought, and the way in which they pull together to find a solution. In the course of the process, we see how the animals, human-like in both character and behaviour, sort out issues of governance to the satisfaction of the entire community. 

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About the Author

Steve Chimombo

Steve Chimombo was born and died in Zomba leaving his wife, daughter, two sons, and five grandchildren. He was educated in Malawi, Wales, England, and the United States of America. He held a doctorate from Columbia University New York, and an Honorary Fellowship in writing from Iowa University. He was Professor Emeritus in English at the University of Malawi. Chimombo was also poet, play write, short story writer, novelist, editor and literary critic.