Review of Tendai Huchu’s novel ‘The Maestro, The Magistrate and The Mathematician’

A review of Tendai Huchu’s novel ‘The Maestro, The Magistrate and The Mathematician’ has included a question from my interview with him:

In an interview Huchu was asked how immigration affected his writing and his response was caustic: “The funny thing is that when some white dude writes a novel set anywhere in Africa or Asia, it’s never referred to as an immigrant novel. They just have the right to be where they want to be and to write what they want.” That’s exactly what Huchu did with this piece of work – he wrote the story that he wanted to write. If our assumptions and myopia created a certain set of expectations, then that was our mistake, not his.

Read the review hereRead my interview with him here.

 

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