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Moving between the vibrant townships of the poor and the suburbs and country retreats of the rich, The Book of Memory is a compelling, contemporary tale of love, obsession and the cruelty of fate. Memory is an albino woman, languisihing in prison in Harare, Zimbabwe. At nine years old she was adopted by a wealthy man -- a man whose murder she is now convicted of. Facing the death penalty, she tells the story os the chain of events that brought her there. But is everything exactly as she remembers it?
Describes the lives of people in Zimbabwe caught up in a situation over which they have no control, as they deal with spiralling inflation, power cuts and financial hardship, and cope with issues common to all people everywhere; failed promises, disappointments and unfulfilled dreams.