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Tales of Tenderness and Power

Botswana

Résumé

This is an anthology of stories, personal observations and historic legends. It reflects the author's fascination with Africa's people and their history as well as her identification with individuals and their conflicting emotions. 

 

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Bessie Head

Bessie Emery Head though born in South Africa, is usually considered Botswana's most influential writer. It was in Botswana that Head found her voice, and the inspiration for her work. Her novels, including When Rain Clouds Gather, Maru, and A Question of Power, as well as her book of short stories, The Collector of Treasures