Addressing the issues of Zimbabwean instability and continental migration, NoViolet presents a powerful narration from the perspective of a 10 year old girl affected by both.
Ten-year-old Darling has a choice:
It’s down, or not.
In a shanty called Paradise, Darling and her
friends spend days stealing guavas and singing Lady Gaga, all while grasping at
memories of life before and dreaming of escape – a dream that one day comes
true for Darling. But, as Darling discovers, her new life in America is a far
cry from what she imagines and this new world brings with it dangers of its