A 'Whale' of a Love Tale from Zakes Mda

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hide captionMda's given name... Zanemvula Kizito Gatyeni... means "The One Who Brings Rain."

A closeup shot of Zakes Mda.

Mda's given name... Zanemvula Kizito Gatyeni... means "The One Who Brings Rain."

South African writer Zakes Mda's fifth novel is The Whale Caller. It tells the story of a man caught in a love triangle with a woman and a whale. Mda tells Farai Chideya more about the book.

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