Book Launch: 'The End' by Dudu Busani-Dube (8th October)

Book Launch: 'The End' by Dudu Busani-Dube (8th October)

Join us for the launch of 'The End', where we'll be in discussion with the author Dudu Busani-Dube about their latest work.


About the Book:
The final instalment of the Hlomu: The Wife series.
“Do you remember the life we dreamed of? The things we did, hoping we’d achieve that life? The blood we’ve spilled? The things we have survived? The bodies buried under our Muldersdrift house – everything Qhawe, everything we have ever done and what we did it for, throwing your child in the fire would have given us that. A peaceful and safe life. ”What is he talking about? “We were roaming around, and I was fine with that, but you decided to bring them into our lives – the ancestors and all that. We were fine not honouring them Qhawe because what have they ever done for us? Why did we have to slaughter goats and burn incense for them? Our mother chose Sbopho over us. What reason did you have to honour her?”
“What reason, Qhawe? Now they keep taking and taking from us. Our children, Qhawe. And they won’t stop because the person they really want is Hlomu.

About the Author:
Dudu Busani-Dube is the author of the popular Hlomu series of self-published novels, being Hlomu the Wife, Zandile the Resolute, and Naledi his Love, which has sold tens of thousands of copies. Her latest book, Zulu Wedding (2018) is based on the popular film by the same name, which she wrote at the request of the film’s creator and producer, Lineo Sekeleoane.

Busani-Dube is also a journalist based in Johannesburg and is currently completing the fourth and final book in the Hlomu series.

"Busani-Dube started writing Hlomu the Wife in 2015, and shared excerpts with friends, asking them for help in editing the book. Instead of helping her, they were instantly hooked, and begged her to continue the story. She decided to self-publish, and after a few false starts, she began selling books from the boot of her car. Now, Busani-Dube is one of the few self-published authors to claim bestseller status in South Africa. Fans eagerly await the fourth and final book in the Hlomu series."

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