255 pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2011
A novel about a troubled boy living in Cape Town who "develops strange habits of stalking people, stealing small objects and going from doctor to doctor in search of companionship rather than cure."
"This is a novel bursting with elegance, written by a young author brimming with genuine promise. Yewande Omotoso is a stylist with a literary vision." Nuruddin Farah, author of "Links", "Knots" and "Crossbones"
Yewande Omotoso was born in Barbados and grew up in Nigeria. She and her family moved to Cape Town in 1992 where she works as a designer and freelance writer. This is her first novel.