Don’t miss the launch of Shevlyn Mottai’s debut novel Across the Kala Pani in Joburg (27 Oct)
More about the book!
Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Across the Kala Pani by Shevlyn Mottai.
The author will be in conversation with Shanthini Naidoo.
In Across the Kala Pani, Mottai draws on her ancestors’ history to highlight the bonds formed between women during adversity, and to celebrate their journeys of tragedy and triumph.
Based on the experiences of the author’s great-grandparents, this sweeping historical novel is an epic saga about four women who become part of the Indian diaspora ending up on the plantations of Natal, South Africa.
Date: Thursday 27 October 2022
Time: 18:00 for 18:30
Venue: Exclusive Books Cresta, Joburg
Looking forward to speaking to UK-based, SA-born author @ShevlynMottai this evening. This is a great story – love, sisterhood, tragedy and drama – wrapping a retelling of history focused on Indian indenture. Join us from 6pm. *We’ll cover ONE question re relevance to #RishiSunak https://t.co/pewgVmwOyt pic.twitter.com/eNWKb94wMT
— Shanthini Naidoo (@ShantzN) October 27, 2022