Tindo's Quest

Shimmer Chinodya


  • Longman
  • Harare
  • 2011
  • English
  • Paperback
  • 61 pages


In this story, a twelve year old boy slowly realises that perhaps the woman whom he calls mother is not his real mother! Sadly, nobody in the family is prepared to tell him the truth. He pieces together scanty information and sets out on a solo and unauthorised search for his real mother. His resolve is unbreakable as it is nearly self destructive.


Prominent Zimbabwean writer Shimmer Chinodya has published yet another scintillating novel for young people, entitled Tindo’s Quest. - Memory Chirere, KwaChirere


Shimmer Chinodya is a prolific Zimbabwean writer who was born in 1957 in Gweru. Most of his novels have been prescribed set books in southern Africa.