Bernardo Honwana

José Bernardo Honwana is a Mozambican author known for his influential work in African literature. His notable work includes the collection of short stories 'Nós Matámos o Cão-Tinhoso' (We Killed Mangy-Dog), which explores themes of colonialism and social injustice in Mozambique.


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  1. 1. Nos Matamos O Cão Tinhoso

    "Nos Matamos O Cão Tinhoso" is a collection of short stories that vividly depicts the harsh reality of life in Mozambique during the colonial era. Through the eyes of young protagonists, the book explores themes of racism, poverty, and the struggle for identity and freedom. With its powerful narratives and evocative language, the stories offer a poignant reflection on the social and political challenges faced by the people of Mozambique.

    The 3813th Greatest Book of All Time