David Mungoshi’s latest novel, The Fading Sun is about both living and dying.A woman in menopause stops in her tracks to take stock of her life. From the
leeward side, Mary has more than her fair share of maladies. Mary’s skin is wrinkled. Mary suffers from bouts of migraine and arthritis. Mary has had each of her three deliveries by caesarean section. Mary has lost one of her ovaries early in life.