SCATTERED TO THE WIND (a novel in the SunWriters Series)

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By Professor Molefi Kete Asante
In this, his first novel, Molefi Kete Asante presents Africa and her people in grandeur and dignity. It is a historical parable that starts with a prohibition about a Black bull, with icons, metaphors, and embedded meanings for contemporary African lives. The story’s main character, Mzilikazi, was a figure of importance during the 19th century in what is now Zimbabwe. He rose and reigned in the Ndebele nation, with the enabling love, loyalty, and fidelity of his favorite wife, Uloziba. But at the end, amidst deceit, shame, and brutality, the Great Bull Elephant Mzilikazi succumbs to death, the consequences of which included the scattering of a people. This work of fiction has the noticeable trademarks of a master storyteller with a keen ear, a sharp tongue, and a massive amount of knowledge of the human spirit.

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By Professor Molefi Kete Asante
In this, his first novel, Molefi Kete Asante presents Africa and her people in grandeur and dignity. It is a historical parable that starts with a prohibition about a Black bull, with icons, metaphors, and embedded meanings for contemporary African lives. The story’s main character, Mzilikazi, was a figure of importance during the 19th century in what is now Zimbabwe. He rose and reigned in the Ndebele nation, with the enabling love, loyalty, and fidelity of his favorite wife, Uloziba. But at the end, amidst deceit, shame, and brutality, the Great Bull Elephant Mzilikazi succumbs to death, the consequences of which included the scattering of a people. This work of fiction has the noticeable trademarks of a master storyteller with a keen ear, a sharp tongue, and a massive amount of knowledge of the human spirit.

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