In this article the Zimbabwean writer Petina Gappah is criticised for her praise of the book ‘The Fear’ by Peter Godwin. The book has been published some time ago, but there is still time and space to tell Petina she did the wrong thing.
Peter Godwin spent his childhood in Rhodesia, the present-day Zimbabwe. Those were the days of the white minority regime led by Ian Smith. He took his university studies in Oxford and Cambridge. But he never lost the love for his native country. President Robert Mugabe has a love/hate relationship with everything Britisch. He does not … Continue reading review THE FEAR