Chaka (novel)

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Author Thomas Mofolo
Country Lesotho
Language Sotho

Chaka is the most famous novel by the writer Thomas Mofolo of Lesotho. Written in Sotho, it is a mythic retelling of the story of the rise and fall of the Zulu emperor-king Shaka. It was named one of the twelve best works of African literature of the 20th century by a panel organized by Ali Mazrui.[1] The book has been translated into English on two separate occasions.