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‘The Hairdresser Of Harare’ by Tendai Huchu

I knew there was something not quite right about Dumi the very first time I ever laid eyes on him. The problem was, I just couldn’t tell what it was. Thank God for that.

There was a time that I was reputed to be the best hairdresser in Harare, which meant the best in the whole country.

Amai Ndoro was the fussiest customer to ever grace a salon and she would not let any ordinary kiya-kiya touch her hair. Having sampled all the salons in Harare – and rejected them all – she settled on ours.

I wonder why the narrator is so glad that they couldn’t tell what it was that was so wrong about Dumi.

I am intrigued to know what Dumi’s secret was.

I am looking forward to finding out all the gossip from this hair salon … hairdressers know all the juciest gossip and there is bound to be some humour as well!

So as to avoid too many unwanted spoilers, I have not included a full synopsis of the book in this post. You can find out a little more about both book and author, here

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 As this was an invitation to read and review, a complimentary download of The Hairdresser Of Harare, was sent to me by the author.
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