Book Review: Mujajati, G. (2008) Mwana Waamai (My Mother’s Daughter)
Manyarara, Barbara C.
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Written in the ChiShona language of Zimbabwe, Mwana Waamai, Gorge Mujajati’s fifth literary offering, grimly predicts the horrendous Joseph Fritzl tale of incest and abduction (first brought to light in April, 2008 and to court in March, 2009. Fritzl fathered seven children with his own daughter: “I am not a monster,” is his perception of himself!). Creating a niche for himself on the Zimbabwean literary scene, Mujajati won the first prize in the Zimbabwe Book Publishers’ Award, 2008 for Mwana Waamai..