Author: Elieshi Lema

  • Parched Earth

    Parched Earth

    This is an extraordinary first novel by a Tanzanian women writer. The central character, Doreen, tells her story in the first person narrative. Born into a women headed household in a rural area, her inner life and development mirror her life’s passage: education, career, the town, marriage and motherhood. Whilst not didactic nor impinging on…