African Pens 2011: New Writing from Southern Africa

  • Title: African Pens 2011: New Writing from Southern Africa
  • Author: J.M. Coetzee Andrew Salomon James Whyle Beth Hunt William Oosthuizen Rosemund J. Handler Rosamund Kendal Kyne Nislev Bernstorff
  • ISBN: 9781431401208
  • Page: 467
  • Format: Paperback
  • African Pens New Writing from Southern Africa A new anthology of writings this collection contains stories with varying themes from different writers Including an assured and professional piece of writing about a seemingly simple interaction
    A new anthology of writings, this collection contains stories with varying themes from 21 different writers Including an assured and professional piece of writing about a seemingly simple interaction between two men in which the true drama takes place beneath the surface, this book will give insight into what African writers are experiencing and writing about in the new dA new anthology of writings, this collection contains stories with varying themes from 21 different writers Including an assured and professional piece of writing about a seemingly simple interaction between two men in which the true drama takes place beneath the surface, this book will give insight into what African writers are experiencing and writing about in the new decade.

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    About J.M. Coetzee Andrew Salomon James Whyle Beth Hunt William Oosthuizen Rosemund J. Handler Rosamund Kendal Kyne Nislev Bernstorff


    1. John Maxwell Coetzee is an author and academic from South Africa He is now an Australian citizen and lives in South Australia A novelist and literary critic as well as a translator, Coetzee has won the Booker Prize twice and was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature.


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    1. "The winning story is a gem. Set in Pringle Bay, it has more than one narrative layered into its cleanly written pages and concerns a man, his driver's licence, a cop, a baboon and several "whatifs". In second place is Heatwave by Beth Hunt, in which a woman, surrounded by love and good fortune, examines her conscience when a lover dies. Of the 21 stories I considered 15 to be very good - and the rest to be almost as good. Names that are already known to readers include Liesl Jobson, with her in [...]

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    2. I find it's enjoyable to read some South African short stories now and then. Like with the last African Pens book, Coetzee shortlisted the best and selected the winners. It was interesting reading his synopsis of the submitted works: he concludes disappointingly that although the works were good, there was no sign of a new fresh talent worthy of honourable mention.

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    3. It's probably invidious for me to rate or review this as it includes one of my own short stories. I'll just say it contains some good writing, some of it rather consciously - self-consciously? - good.

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