May 16, 2023 /Lifestyle/ — The Coloured Vine is a novel by Ingrid Nayame that tells the story of Chisala Sampa, a young man born in 1934 to a white Catholic priest and a black Zambian woman. Chisala is raised by his mother in a small village, but he is always aware of his mixed heritage. He is treated differently by the other villagers, and he is often the target of prejudice and discrimination.
As Chisala grows older, he begins to search for his identity. He is torn between his two worlds, and he struggles to find a place where he belongs. He eventually travels to Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, where he meets a group of young people who are also struggling to find their place in the world. Together, they form a bond and support each other as they search for their identities.
The Coloured Vine is a story about identity, prejudice, and discrimination. It is a story about a young man who is searching for his place in the world. It is a story about hope and resilience.
The novel is set in Zambia during the early years of independence. It is a time of great change and upheaval, and the characters in the novel are all struggling to find their place in the new world. Chisala’s story is a microcosm of the larger story of Zambia, and it is a story that is still relevant today.
The Coloured Vine is a powerful and moving novel that explores the themes of identity, prejudice, and discrimination. It is a story that will stay with you long after you finish reading it.