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Ndebele is a noted academic and critic as well as a writer of fiction. His characters deal with the generation gap and the formative experiences of childhood in these warmly perceptive stories.

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Zinzi is attempting to repay the financial debt she owes her drug dealer. Published in , Moxyland is a cyberpunk novel set in a future Cape Town.

It is a dystopian, corporate-apartheid political thriller in which cellphones are used for social control. Narrated by four different characters, each chapter focuses on one of the narrators and her or his own experience living under an oppressive and pervasive government and media.

Through her characters, Beukes illustrates a society where technology rules with an iron fist and in doing so shows the limitations of freedom. The Story of an African Farm, published in under the pseudonym Ralph Iron, has become recognised as one of the first feminist novels. It details the lives of three characters, first as children and then as adults — Waldo, Em and Lyndall — who live on a farm in the Karoo. The story is set in the middle- to late-nineteenth century.

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This volume from this winner of the Noma Award for Publishing in Africa is a single long poem, driven forward by incantatory rhythms, addressed to a people just emerging from the horrors of oppression and now awakening to a new dawn. This second volume by the acclaimed Cape Town poet registers the sea-changes that have taken place in our society, but through the sensitive and exact lyric voice of one dealing with memory, grief, love and motherhood: If I Could Sing: Selected Poems By Keorapetse Kgositsile.

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