Tag Archives: history
Imraan Coovadia’s fifth novel, Tales of the Metric System, confirms his status as a leading South African writer, showing that he can traverse topographies of class, race and gender in a way few other local writers can, writes Leon de Kock.
Wamuwi Mbao unpacks the shortcomings of Justin Chadwick’s recent film adaptation of Mandela’s autobiography.
Does the South African desire for a redemptive narrative elide the complexities of our stories? Reviewer Megan Jones identifies several key questions raised by CA Davids’s ‘The Blacks of Cape Town’.