: Khumalo (F.)

R 300.00
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270pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2022


Coming-of-age novel set in Alexandra in Johannesburg. Lerato discovers her skill as a writer, explores her sexuality, travels, and comes to understand her mother.

Fred Khumalo is the author of the 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 is the recipient of a Nieman Fellowship from Harvard University. He lives in Johannesburg.