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Becca Rothfeld

Nwelezelanga The Star Child is such an interesting book. Nwelezelanga is born an albino and rejected by her birth-mother. Convinced by the midwife to kill her, Nwelezelanga mother places her in a river to drown. However fate has other plans for Nwelezelanga and she is rescued and raised by Nomkhubulwana a traditional healer.

Nwelezelanga is an old soul with mystic abilities and her story unfolds as she lives a rural life, connected to the earth and ancient rituals. It is a fascinating view of a life very few of us are exposed to, and the writing is magical and filled with poetry. Do not be deceived by the size of this book. It is only 128 pages, but what powerful pages they are.

This is a wonderful story about the human condition, and I found it best to read in small doses and allow myself to fully absorb the lessons contained in the beautiful prose. If you are looking for an alternative read, consider this book.

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Nwelezelanga The Star Child is such an interesting book. Nwelezelanga is born an albino and rejected by her birth-mother. Convinced by the midwife to kill her, Nwelezelanga mother places her in a river to drown. However fate has other plans for Nwelezelanga and she is rescued and raised by Nomkhubulwana a traditional healer.

Nwelezelanga is an old soul with mystic abilities and her story unfolds as she lives a rural life, connected to the earth and ancient rituals. It is a fascinating view of a life very few of us are exposed to, and the writing is magical and filled with poetry. Do not be deceived by the size of this book. It is only 128 pages, but what powerful pages they are.

This is a wonderful story about the human condition, and I found it best to read in small doses and allow myself to fully absorb the lessons contained in the beautiful prose. If you are looking for an alternative read, consider this book.

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