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Shaka Rising

A Legend of the Warrior Prince (African Graphic Novel)

Luke W. Molver, Mbongeni Malaba (Foreword by), Luke W. Molver (Illustrator)

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Description

In a land beset by political turmoil and bloody conflict comes the epic saga of Shaka. Ousted by one of his chief father's jealous wives and raised in exile, his destiny is sealed through allegiance to a rival chief. Responding to threats from expanding slave trade in southern Africa, Shaka consolidates a new kingdom through warfare, mediation, and shrewd diplomacy.

A worthy introduction that offers a young Anglophone audience entry into a legend of Africa without the annoyance of overtranslation and with refreshingly three-dimensional characters. --Kirkus

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Story Press Africa, 9781946498991, 96pp.

Publication Date: January 9, 2018



About the Author

Mbongeni Malaba, Ph.D., author of the Foreword, completed his doctoral degree on Shaka as a Literary Theme in 1986, at the University of York, where he studied at the Centre for Southern African Studies. He is currently a Professor of English Studies at the Pietermaritzburg Campus of University of KwaZulu Natal.