255pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2022
Dora and Whashiela became friends in Stellenbosch, knowing that they're never safe from the violence lurking in straight bars and dark alleyways.
Dianne Du Toit Albertze grew in Springbok in the Namakwaland. She studied drama at the University of Stellenbosch and obtained an honours degree in directing in 2018. In 2020 she received the Nati Jongsterre Award for her production Kaap from the Suidoosterfees. bottelnek breek bek is her debut novel.