Small things

Small things

By: Nthikeng Mohlele (author)Paperback

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This is the story of a dreamer, `an average man', singled out by fate for an uncertain life. Jailed for 18 years under apartheid for unspecified sins, he emerges into a world that has no place for him. His fluctuating fortunes land him on the unpredictable, bitter-winter streets of Johannesburg, where `harmlessness' is an `unfortunate trait' but tempestuous skylines offer space to breathe. A trumpet and an indigent dog are his accomplices in survival. But it is his obsessive love for the erratic, hard-hearted Desiree that remains the one constant in his life and impels his search for the elusive meaning of existence. Through his protagonist, the trumpet-playing philosopher poet, Mohlele weaves his unique magic with words, posing powerful questions in his inimitably individualistic and evocative style.

About Author

Nthikeng Mohlele is a Johannesburg author. His debut work, The Scent of Bliss (Kwela, 2008) was warmly received by reviewers. Small Things is his second published novel.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781869142452
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 116
  • ID: 9781869142452
  • ISBN10: 1869142454

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