Bitter Fruit by Achmat Dangor – healing the past

I’ve yet to read a poor novel by a South African author. Some, like Cry The Beloved Country have joined

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Countries in Crisis As Seen In Fiction & Non Fiction

Week 2 of Non Fiction November brings us one of the most stimulating and thought provoking topics of the whole

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The Conservationist by Nadine Gordimer

The Conservationist is an intense novel about a deluded man on the cusp of change in South Africa

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December 2017 Snapshot

From Booker winners to a tale of struggles against apartheid, what I’m reading now, and planning to read next in 2017

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The Monster’s Daughter by Michelle Pretorius – tainted by South Africa’s past

The Monster’s Daughter is an impressive debut novel that asks complex moral questions within a solidly plotted thriller set in South Africa.

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