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Ek wens, ek wens | Fiction

Zirk van den Berg

As mortician at White Lily Funerals Seb has embalmed countless corpses, repacked organs in body cavities, and applied make-up to pallid faces for the mourners' last viewing. You have a job to do and you do it; there's no use wishing for something else. And yet, ever so often, Seb does wish for some kind of intervention to jolt him from his dreary existence. One day, when the dying boy Gawie and his mother walk into the funeral parlour Seb...

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Poacher | Natural History: Animal & Wildlife

Shuhood Abader , Kimon de Greef

Flares exploded in the sky. Stun grenades fired into the water. From the dunes came a volley of gunshots. It was an Operation Neptune sting. Without thinking,...

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Red Dog | General Fiction

Willem Anker

Coenraad de Buys was the most dangerous man around in the Cape of the late 1700s. At eight he crossed his first frontier and left his mother’s house behind....

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Yellowbone | Fiction

Ekow Duker

Karabo, a light-skinned girl living in Mthatha, grew up with the hurtful cry of ‘yellowbone’ ringing in her ears. She hears her parents argue, not realising...

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Latest News

03 November 2015
R.I.P Johan van Wyk

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02 November 2015
Nathan Trantraal wins Ingrid Jonker Prize

Nathan Trantraal, with his debut Chokers en survivors (Kwela), was recently announced the winner of the Ingrid Jonker Prize 2015.

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Author Focus

Niq Mhlongo

Niq Mhlongo was born in 1973 in Soweto. He has a BA from the University of the Witwatersrand, with majors in African Literature and Political Studies. His first...

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