Tariro Mzezewa



Tariro Mzezewa is a staff editor The Times​. She writes about ​culture, style and human rights. She is also a contributor at Vogue Magazine and a Reuters alum.


Date: 13 Feb 2018 Category: Books
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In her remarkable and daring debut novel, “Freshwater,” Akwaeke Emezi draws in part from her own life to tell the story of Ada, a young Igbo and Tamil woman haunted by the ogbanje — the “godly parasite with many heads, roaring inside the marble room of her mind.” The story is narrated by Ada’s multiple personalities, and occasionally by Ada herself. Early in the novel, we learn of Ada’s untamable screaming as a baby in Nigeria an ...