The Lost Colours of the Chameleon

TitleThe Lost Colours of the Chameleon
Year for Search2008
AuthorsLlanga, Mandla(b. 1959)
Date Published2008
PublisherPicador Africa
Place PublishedJohannesburg, South Africa
KeywordsMale author, South African author
Annotation

The novel is set in the fictitious country, Bangula, which was supposed to become a eutopia but is faced with all the usual problems of an ex-colony. 

Info Notes

The novel won the 2009 Commonwealth Writers Prize for the Best Book in Africa.

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Author Note

Male South African author (b. 1950)

Full Text

2008 Llanga, Mandla (b. 1950). The Lost Colours of the Chameleon. Johannesburg, South Africa: Picador Africa. PSt

The novel is set in the fictitious country, Bangula, which was supposed to become a eutopia but is faced with all the usual problems of an ex-colony. It won the 2009 Commonwealth Writers Prize for the Best Book in Africa. South African male author.