: Mohlele (N.)

R 240.00
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165pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2024


Mister Winston, a disillusioned former politician who now sleeps under a bridge in Johannesburg’s city centre, contemplates his former political party and its false promises, hypocrisy and treachery, as well as his marriage, which ended in adultery.

Nthikeng Mohlele grew up in Limpopo Province and Tembisa Township. He is the author of the novels Breasts, etc, The Scent of BlissSmall ThingsRusty BellMichael KIllumination and Pleasure (winner of the 2016 University of Johannesburg Main Prize for South African Writing in English and the 2017 K. Sello Duiker Memorial Prize). He has also published two collections of short stories, A Little Light and The Discovery of Love (winner of the 2022 National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences Award for Best Fiction: Short Stories).