Africa Talked – Book Reviews

Novels / Fiction Category

Book Reviews  –  Novels / Fiction

SIBANDA AND THE NIGHT ADDER

SIBANDA AND THE NIGHT ADDER

SIBANDA AND THE NIGHT ADDER Paradox : “a statement that is seemingly contradictory or opposed to common sense and yet is perhaps true.”It is a rare author who can write so evocatively about the African bush and its people, andentertain with humour while creating a...

read more
MIRAGE by David Ralph Viviers

MIRAGE by David Ralph Viviers

MIRAGE by David Ralph Viviers “What is this deep loneliness that pervades the Karoo like an electromagnetic field? You feel like a child again, gripping your mother’s hand, seeing the sky and bushes, the lightening for the first time.” From the first page, this...

read more
TWO TONS O’ FUN

TWO TONS O’ FUN

TWO TONS O’ FUN by Fred Khumalo So well written with empathy and humour, Fred Khumalo has somehow managed to understand the mind and thoughts of a 14 year old girl, Lerato, despite being an older man himself.  Underlying the humour is a portrait of current life...

read more
TAKUDZWA AND JACK

TAKUDZWA AND JACK

TAKUDZWA AND JACK BY Barry Stranack Jack put his arm around Takkie and whispered sadly, “We all take different paths in life, but wherever we go we will take a little of each other with us.” Born on the same day, born on the same land, they are soul-mates. But...

read more
OMUTENGE: The Burden of Young Men

OMUTENGE: The Burden of Young Men

OMUTENGE: The Burden of Young Men by Theron Crawford Theron Crawford has taken four men from completely different backgrounds and written them into an emotive and realistic record of the South African Border War, also known as the Namibian War of Independence/Angolan...

read more
A SIN OF OMISSION

A SIN OF OMISSION

A SIN OF OMISSION by Marguerite Poland Written so beautifully with great compassion and deep understanding of the times, Marguerite Poland’s latest book is a moving story inspired by the life of a young African deacon, the Reverend Stephen Mtutuko Mnyakama, who had...

read more
WHEN ELEPHANTS FIGHT

WHEN ELEPHANTS FIGHT

WHEN ELEPHANTS FIGHT by Ashwin Dave. An exciting and colourful debut novel and both a suspenseful and fast-paced thriller, When Elephants Fight is full of unexpected twists and turns with well-depicted and fascinating characters. Drawing on his personal knowledge and...

read more

Call Us

(+27) 72 640 2737

Email Us

africatalks@africatalked.co.za