HEBERT WANTS TO COME HOME
Dracula returns to the fringes of western civilisation, back to his own land, to find that he has to fight his way back in…...
The Mutsepe family gather at their ancestral homestead in rural Zimbabwe to conduct a bira, an evocation ceremony to invite the spirit of Herbert, who died abroad of a sudden attack of anaemia, to join the pantheon of vadzimu, the ancestral spirits who mediate between their living descendants and the Creator.
However, not all is well with Herbert. Like the many young Zimbabweans who have lived in foreign lands, perhaps it would be best if they never found their way home. For Herbert has changed, no longer human….
Herbert Wants To Come Out will be released in summer, 2016, by Belontos Books. Please return to this page for updates