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The Wanderers

Mphuthumi Ntabeni

ISBN:

9780795710049

Epub ISBN:

9780795710056

Publisher:

Kwela

Date Released:

July 2021

Price (incl. VAT):

R 300.00

Format:

Soft cover, 352pp


About this book:

Ruru’s father, Phaks, joined the anti-apartheid struggle in exile before she was born but never returned, preferring to stay in Tanzania. Years later, though he has passed away, Ruru goes in search of signs of his life in his adopted country. She finds it in his widow and his ‘pillow books’ – journals he kept, coming to terms with his mortality. Struck by the parallels with her teenage letters to her late mother, she reads to find answers to her questions: Who was he? Why did he not return?

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