: Khumalo (F.)

R 210.00
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102pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2022


Teen novel.

Fifteen-year-old Nozizwe and her family are on the run from the Zimbabwean farm where her family have lived and worked and which has been invaded by war veterans. The black labourers were taken away, apparently to be sold into slavery in the Congo.

Fred Khumalo is the author of the teen novel Two Tons o' Fun, and the adult novels The Longest March, Dancing the Death Drill (winner of a Humanities and Social Sciences Award), Bitches' Brew (joint winner of a European Union Literary Award) and Seven Steps to Heaven; the collections of short stories Talk of the Town (winner of the 2020 Nadine Gordimer Short Story Award) and A Coat of Many Colours, and the memoir Touch My Blood (shortlisted for the 2007 Alan Paton Prize). He lives in Johannesburg.