Have you been changed by Small Things? Don’t miss this book discussion with Nthikeng Mohlele (5 Aug)
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Join masterful storyteller and literary novelist Nthikeng Mohlele in an incisive and thought-provoking conversation with Unisa English Studies Department lecturers Reinhardt Fourie, Princess Bembe and Antoinette Pretorius as they delve into the intricacies of Mohlele’s remarkable novel Small Things.
This esteemed panel will explore the author’s deft skill of writing the mundane as extraordinary and the extraordinary as mundane.
They will unstitch themes of existentialism, trauma and redemption and the inner worlds, intentions and relationships of the characters. They will probe the underbelly of society.
For anyone who delights in writing in the margins, underlining passages or using sticky notes while reading, this is one conversation not to be missed.
We guarantee that you will be changed by Small Things.
‘… an exhilarating mix of brutal wit, stinging irony, x-ray observational skills, slick sex, a memory like a computer and a profound penetrating philosophy.’ – Antjie Krog
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Date: Thursday 5 August 2021
Time: 18:00 SAST