Three very different men struggled with thoughts of belonging, loss, identity and love as they attempt to find a place for themselves in Britain. The Magistrate tries to create new memories and roots, fusing a wandering exploration of Edinburgh with music. The Maestro, a depressed, quixotic   character, sinks out of the real world into the fantastic world of literature. The Mathematician, full of youth, follows a carefree, hedonistic lifestyle, until their three universe collide.

In this carefully crafted, multi-layered novel, Tendai Huchu,   with his inimitable humour, reveals much about the Zimbabwe story as he draws the reader deep into the lives of the three main characters.



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