Smile Dube Reviews Benjamin Sibanda’s ‘When Freedom Came’

Ec51khBhHi5cL._AA160_onomics professor Smile Dube reviews Benjamin Sibanda’s debut novel When Freedom Came, which is set in Zimbabwe after 1980. Starting in the 1970s, when young university students left the then Rhodesia to pursue their education in England, the book covers the life of a young man who has returned to a newly independent Zimbabwe, to advance his dreams in a land of new opportunities. As Smile Dube reveals in this review, returning to Zimbabwe was one of the biggest mistakes the protagonist made. Read this incisive review here. 

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