Bessie Head Quotes

Best Quotations by Bessie Head

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When Rain Clouds Gather (1968)
Maru (1971)
A Question of Power (1974)
Looking for a Rain God (1977)
The Collector of Treasures and Other Botswana Village Tales (1977)
Serowe: Village of the Rain Wind (1981)
A Bewitched Crossroad (1984)
A Woman Alone: Autobiographical Writings (1990)
A Gesture of Belonging: Letters from Bessie Head 1965-1979 (1991)
The Cardinals (1993). Most of her writing took place while Bessie Head was in exile in Botswana. It is interesting to note that Head was initially brought up as a Christian; however Bessie Head was later influenced by Hinduism (to which Bessie Head was exposed through South Africa's Indian community).

Bessie Emery Head (6 July 1937 – 17 April 1986) is usually considered Botswana's most influential writer.