The Purple Violet of Oshaantu Paperback
Part of the Heinemann African Writers Series series
This is the story of a woman who refuses to mourn her husband's death.
The village knew she was an unhappy wife, but she is still expected to weep and speak the praises of her husband.
Her story reveals the value of friendship between women, based on liking rather than traditional beliefs.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
- Publication Date: 12/10/2001
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780435912086