255pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2021
A coming-of-age novel. Naledi grows up in Soweto with her strict grandmother. Her life changes when she leaves home to study at university.
"Heartbreaking and heartwarming at the same time. You'd swear Lebo is sitting with you in the room, telling the story." Dudu Busani-Dube, author of the Hlomu series
Performer and poet Lebo Mazibuko was born in Johannesburg and grew up in Pimville, Soweto. Bantu Knots is her debut novel.