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Tendai Huchu on The Hairdresser of Harare

PART OF THE Perspectives ISSUE

‘Being at a distance as an author also gives you perspective’

The Hairdresser of Harare
By Tendai Huchu
Published by Freight Books

In this informal interview the author of The Hairdresser of Harare reveals what inspires him, how living in Scotland provided a new perspective on Zimbabwe’s complex social problems, how he conceived the novel’s central character Vimbai, and his top tips for aspiring authors.

Listen to Tendai read an excerpt from The Hairdresser of Harare below.


The Hairdresser of Harare by Tendai Huchi is out now published by Freight Books priced £8.99.

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