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Dog Eat Dog: A Novel free pdf Dingz is an average Wits student - struggling with money, partying with his friends, picking up girls, skipping lectures, making up elaborate excuses for missing exams. A bright, articulate guy, Dingz and his circle of friends sit around drinking and discussing current affairs - Aids, racism, South African politics and history - in between being kidnapped by taxi-drivers, contracting gonorrhoea and trying to fake a death certificate. This is an authentic, witty slice-of-life set at the time of the first democratic elections, full of interesting perceptions and vivid descriptions, and well-drawn and believable characters. All in all, an exciting manuscript and a lively read- the narrator has a humorous, wry voice, perceptive and cynical. A glimpse into the lives of the "kwaito generation", both in the township and on campus.

About Niq Mhlongo

Niq Mhlongo was born in 1973 in Soweto. He has a BA from the University of the Witwatersrand, with majors in African Literature and Political Studies. His first novel, Dog Eat Dog, was published by Kwela in 2004 and was translated into Spanish under the title Perro Come Perro in 2006. This Spanish edition was awarded the Mar des Lettras prize. After Tears, his second novel, was released to critical acclaim in 2007. His work has subsequently been published in Italy, France and the US. The New York Times called him "... one of the most high-spirited and irreverent new voices of South Africa's post-apartheid literary scene." His third novel, Way Back Home, will be published in 2013.

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Author : Niq Mhlongo
Publisher : Kwela Books
Data Published : 15 March 2013
ISBN : 0795703619
EAN : 9780795703614
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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