279pp., paperback, Johannesburg, (2017) 2018
"An entertaining joyride that illuminates the intricacies of the socio-economic realities of the 'blesser' phenomenon. There is a multi-dimensional richness and authentic texture to Bontle and her 'blessers', who will be immediately recognisable to readers in South Africa." Ndumiso Ngcobo, author of "Some of My Best Friends are White", "Is It Coz I'm Black?" and "Eat, Drink and Blame the Ancestors"
"Makholwa's writing crackles with wit and energy. 'The Blessed Girl' is a deliciously barbed satire of contemporary South Africa." Rebecca Davis, author of "Best White and ..."
Angela Makholwa is also the author of "Red Ink", "The 30th Candle" and "Black Widow Society". She lives in Johannesburg.