The fall of apartheid’s structures has allowed fiction to explore a range of social issues.
While disappointing, this farm novel is unconvincing in register, oversimplified and sensationalist, writes Jane Rosenthal.
In a romantic novel about emancipation, the late André Brink failed to get to the heart of his main character’s pain.
The changeover from imperial to metric measurement used as a metaphor for the change in conciousness of South Africans. What really counts in life?
Moving, memorable novel explores the life of ANC soldiers in exile and their return to SA shortly before Mandela’s release.
In pursuit of the mysterious Chobona tribe, the author undertakes a lengthy examination of the absurdity of the concept of race.
Art provides a rich background against which troubled familial relationships are explored in Ingrid Winterbach's novel "The Road of Excess".
The tiny woman with a great voice left enough literature to set a standard, wake us up and inspire us.
Jane Rosenthal reviews 'Dark Windows' by Louis Greenberg and 'Half of One Thing' by Zirk van den Berg.
Brown links ongoing arms deals, drones and decades-old refugee camps in a plot that comes to seem less improbable and more believable as it unfolds.