320 pp., paperback, Reprint, Cape Town, (2000) 2021
South African playwright and novelist Zakes Mda is also a musician, film maker, painter, academic and beekeeper. "The Heart of Redness" won the Sunday Times Fiction Award and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize. His other novels include "Ways of Dying" (M-Net Book Prize), Cion", and "Black Diamond". His plays include "We Shall Sing for the Fatherland" and "The Hill" (Amstel Playwright of the Year Award). He has also published short stories, poetry and literary criticism.