Nakhane Toure's debut novel, Piggy Boy's Blues, a distorted pastoral, is for all intents and purposes a portrait of the M. family. Centred mostly on the protagonist, Davide M., and his return to Alice, the torn of his birth, the novel portrays a XHosa royal family past its prime and glory...

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27 Feb 2017
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‘The novel is an event in consciousness. Our aim isn’t to copy actuality, but to modify and recreate our sense of it. The novelist is inviting the reader to watch a performance in his own brain’. – George Buchanan There are no perfect moments ...

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Blackbird Books

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978-1-928-33708-9

Language:

English

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