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Jane Rosenthal

Jane Rosenthal

    Convincing characters live on in debut novel by well-known playwright
    Convincing characters live on in debut novel by well-known playwright
    Ameera Patel has produced a book that reads like a fast-paced thriller but it has real depth.
    'From Man to Man': Olive Schreiner’s tender feminist ode
    'From Man to Man': Olive Schreiner’s tender feminist ode
    The writer’s humane spirit shines through in a reissue of her novel that was closest to her heart: 'From Man to Man'.
    14 stops to transformation
    14 stops to transformation
    This collection of stories centres on the ‘slow road to purgatory’, from broken relationships to Huletts sugar-sachet wisdom.
    A novel look at diaspora and identity
    A novel look at diaspora and identity
    Academic JU Jacobs explores South African stories that reveal who we are and our journeys here and elsewhere, both physically and psychologically.
    Compassion in the tragic quest for a colony
    Compassion in the tragic quest for a colony
    The Compassionate Englishwoman book is a post-retirement project by author Robert Eales about the Boer war.
    Tales that give insights into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
    Tales that give insights into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
    The complicated Arab-Israeli situation is hard to write about but makes for fascinating if often harrowing reading.
    Hot? Chill out with a good read
    Hot? Chill out with a good read
    A gripping historical novel or a new collection of poetry will take your mind off the burning heat, writes Jane Rosenthal.
    Poetic lapses leaven life on the Cape Flats
    Poetic lapses leaven life on the Cape Flats
    Author Rehana Rossouw's latest novel deals with conflicted and confused lives in the Cape Flats.
    Esther's House: A story of an uitkyk antie stirs the soul
    Esther's House: A story of an uitkyk antie stirs the soul
    Carol Campbell uses the characters in Esther's House to reflect on real issues in a country that is 21 years into democracy.
    21 years in SA literature: How the local pen has flowed
    21 years in SA literature: How the local pen has flowed
    The fall of apartheid’s structures has allowed fiction to explore a range of social issues.
    Author Craig Higginson and the barren fields of white guilt
    Author Craig Higginson and the barren fields of white guilt
    While disappointing, this farm novel is unconvincing in register, oversimplified and sensationalist, writes Jane Rosenthal.