"Going Home" is a story told by a political refugee living in South Africa. It investigates the life of one particular immigrant, Mpanda from Angola, and his experiences of trying to make the best of being an unemployed foreign national in South Africa. "Going Home" is a very moving debut novel, revealing the anguish of a man trying to survive in a country where nobody allows him to belong. A constant search for a home. Simao Kikamba is without a doubt a leading new voice in Southern African writing.