Widely Read Shona Literature Books

General Widely Read Shona Literature Books

There is a reoccurring range of commonly read Shona literature books in Zimbabwe schools and colleges that are often picked as set books.

In this particular post, I will list down the best known and easily remembered literary works from the learned popular Shona authors in Zimbabwe.
  • Akada Wokure — Giles Kuimba.
  • Babamunini Francis — Thomson Kumbirai Tsodzo.
  • Chinamaneji Hachifambisi — Mordekai Abenia Hamutyinei.
  • Dzasukwa Mwana Asina Hembe — Patrick Fani Chakaipa.
  • Gara Ndichauya — Patrick Fani Chakaipa.
  • Jemedza — Wieseman Magwa.
  • Karikoga Gumi Remiseve — Patrick Fani Chakaipa.
  • Kusasana Kunoparira — Mordekai Abenia Hamutyinei.
  • Kutonhodzwa KwaChauruka — David M. Chiguvare.
  • Maidei — Mordekai Abenia Hamutyinei.
  • Makunun'unu Maodzamoyo — Charles Lovemore Mungoshi.
  • Misodzi Dikita Neropa — Nobert Mafumhe Mutasa.
  • Mombe Dzamashanga — G.T. Runyowa.
  • Muchadura — Emmanuel F. Ribeiro.
  • Museve Wade Nyama — Ignatius M Zvarevashe.
  • Ndakamuda Dakara Afa — Kenneth S. Bepswa.
  • Ndakatongwa Nenyika Mbiri — Kabweza O. Makani.
  • Ndiko Kupindana Kwemazuva Charles Lovemore Mungoshi.
  • Ndiko Kusasana — Tambayi O. Nyika.
  • Nguo Dzeuswa — Aaron Chiundura Moyo.
  • Pfumo Reropa — Patrick Fani Chakaipa.
  • Rina Manyanga Hariputirwe — C.M. Matsikiti.
  • Rurimi Inyoka — Giles Kuimba.
  • Sajeni Chimedza Sergeant Chimedza — J. Kawara.
  • Sungai Mbabvu — Mordekai Abenia Hamutyinei.
  • Tambaoga Mwanangu — Giles Kuimba.
  • Uchandifungawo — Aaron Chiundura Moyo.
  • Wazvaremhaka — Regis Ndunduma.
  • Zvaida Kushinga — Charles Samson Makari.
  • Zvakanga Zvakaoma MuZimbabwe — Mordekai Abenia Hamutyinei.

Note: some of these books by Shona writer can be purchased on Amazon and other online book stores. However, for yet to be discovered reasons certain titles aren't readily available.
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