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As die Cape Flats kon praat

Green Eyes en ander stories

Brian Fredericks

ISBN:

9780798180917

Epub ISBN:

9780798180924

Publisher:

Human & Rousseau

Date Released:

June 2020

Price (incl. VAT):

R 245.00

Format:

Soft cover, 228pp


About this book:

With this collection of nine remarkable short stories set in the Cape Flats, Brian Fredericks establishes himself as a major new voice in Afrikaans. He closely examines the thin line between right and wrong, the brutality of poverty and also the tenderness between a mother and her prodigal son. Characters come alive between these pages, whether it be the vierhoeke in Pollsmoor, Elsiesrivier or Ruyterwacht. 

Readers say

"As djy dink dat boeke oorie Kaapse Vlakte gewoonlik net gat maak vannie skiem, dan sal Brian Fredericks vi jou lat wee dink. Die skrywer sugarcoat niks, maa sprinkel net genoeg klappe oo alles ommie hâtsee dinge met ’n bietjie hoep te balance. As die Cape Flats kon praat, wil ek hê Brian moetie mic hou."

- Vannie Kaap