5 books by South African Authors you should read [Second Book Recommendation]

July 7, 2018

Today we have another book recommendation, yeaaahhh . This is my second recommendation and I decided to include books by South African authors.

Without any further ado, lets get to it.

The Love Diary of a Zulu Boy by Bhekisisa Mncube

A memoir that follows the real-life drama of a romance between a Zulu boy and an Englishwoman. It’s a collection of short stories which are interrelated, portraying stories about the relationships that Bhekisisa has been involved in. My full review is here.

Captive by Tony Park

Captive follows the main protagonist, Dr Graham Baird a soldier turned wildlife veterinarian who understands  the dangers of the African bush. While on a trip to track down a baby elephant, he’s caught up in a deadly shootout with poachers. My full review is here.

Knucklebone by Nechama Brodie

Knucklebone follows the main character Ian Jack an ex-police officer, who is involved in an investigation for a housebreaking with former partner Reshma Patel. This is not an ordinary break-in. My full review is available here.

The Gold Diggers by Sue Nyathi

The gold diggers takes place during the time of the height of Zimbabwe’s economic demise in 2008. A group of passengers embark on a treacherous expedition to the City of Gold (Johannersburg) in search for better opportunities. Full review here.

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Born A Crime tells a memoir of Trevor Noah. Trevor takes us through all the stages of his life, how he was born, his childhood, teenage life leading to his adult life. He documents about his parents and especially about his mother leading to the time she was shot. Full review available here.

I hope this was helpful somehow, please don’t forget to leave some of your recommendations in the comments; I would like to know and add them to my tbr. If you’d like to see more of these recommendations, please let me know.

Until next time, be blessed.

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