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Six Fang Marks and a Tetanus Shot

Six Fang Marks and a Tetanus Shot

Jacana

  • R 12000


Six Fang Marks and a Tetanus Shot

Mixing mirthwith tragedy, this multi-layered novelinvestigates the eviscerating effectoftrauma on a young boy's mind. Experimental inseveral ways, the book isset up as a bizarre and disturbing scrapbook belonging toAce and Rem, two South African brothers.The reader of the scrapbook isa war correspondent who has traveled from Amsterdam to South Africa to talk to the boys, hoping to find their connectionto events across two continentsthat havelefta trail of shattered lives.Deft characterization shows thegrowing ties between the boys and the journalist, and, despite the horrors, the resultis an engrossing story that is both cynical andtenderlyhilarious.


Author Richard de Nooy
ISBN 9781770093041
Format Paperback
Pages 213p.


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