Acknowledgements are due to the following: Carapace, Lamport Court, Matchbox, PN Review and The Zimbabwean Review.

The author would also like to express his gratitude to Lancaster Park and Arts Council England for their assistance.

First published in Great Britain in 2006 by

Carcanet Press Limited

Alliance House Cross Street Manchester M2 7AQ

Copyright © Togara Muzanenhamo 2006

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ISBN 1 85754 852 3 978 1 85754 852 5

The publisher acknowledges financial assistance from Arts Council England

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