The Life of Worm & Other Misconceptions

Ken Barris





Date Released:

May 2017

Price (incl. VAT):

R 285.00


Soft cover, 192pp

About this book:

A collection of new and critically acclaimed stories by award-winning South African author Ken Barris. Here, Barris's work combines everyday events with the surreal and fantastical: the title story centres on a dog called Worm; in another, husband and wife quarrel over a plugless lamp; and in another, a man encounters a speaking baboon in his kitchen. Poised, lyrical and humorous, the stories in this collection concretise the human condition via the author's characteristically unfettered style.