Week 6: ‘The Yearning’ (2016) by Mohale
Mashigo (South Africa). A poignant reminder of how our past never escapes us- it is in our bones. A young woman illuminates the importance of family tradition and wisdom, paired with her own modern identity as she breakthroughs to healing from a dark past.
Notes: Winner of the University of Johannesburg Prize for debut fiction
Book rating: 📙 📙 📙📙
So I @KhalozaBooks committed myself to reading an African authored book each week for the whole year of 2019. Follow my book reading chronicles & mini reviews weekly – Comes out every Sunday! [also on Twitter & FB].
Rating scale: Each book gets a score out of 5 📙 (5 being the highest rating)