Mangoes in April
In a desperate attempt to stay with the man she loves Chibale delves back to her tumultuous yet fascinating childhood in 1980’s Zambia.
Digging into the past she’s met with remarkable and unsettling memories that challenge both what she thinks she understands about herself as well as her future.
She encounters an alter-ego in the form of the troubled Fleur who blurs her concept of reality and how things truly are.
Yet it’s the maverick nature of Fleur that takes Chibale to the most daunting places of her past that she must face if she is to heal.
Living in Johannesburg, South Africa she finds herself swinging between the reality of her crumbling marriage, to the colourful memories of her birth country Zambia, to the imaginary world Fleur draws her into.
Chibale inevitably finds herself questioning love, life and everything that was ingrained in her as a child.
With what she discovers she must choose to either save her marriage or herself.