THE INSTITUTE FOR TAXI POETRY

: Coovadia (I.)

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217 pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2012

 

A new tragicomic novel by Imraan Coovadia set in a Cape Town where those trained to write poetry on the bodywork of taxis are admired.

"Its reach is vast and takes in all the posibilities of existence." Maureen Isaacson

This book is short-listed for the 2013 Alan Paton Fiction Award.

Imraan Coovadia is also the author of "The Wedding" (2001), "Green-eyed Thieves" (2006) and "High Low In-between" (2009), which won the University of Johannesburg Prize and the Sunday Times Fiction Prize. He teaches creative writing at the University of Cape Town.