Thursday, April 9, 2009

Mixed bag from Africa

Review of The Obituary Tango: A selection of writing from the Caine Prize for African Writing 2005, Jacana.

The settings are familiar: overloaded minibuses careening around Kenya, a car hijacking, a dead zebra lying in brown dust in the bush. Familiar and yet unfamiliar, The Obituary Tango collects stories from north of our border and presents another Africa to us South Africans. Read more here

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