A new edition of Achmat Dangor’s acclaimed novel Bitter Fruit will be out in June from Picador Africa, ahead of the publication of his new novel, Dikeledi, in August.
First published in 2001, Bitter Fruit was shortlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Award and the Booker Prize.
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Freshness and bold vividness are the qualities of Achmat Dangor’s writing … in the post-apartheid era, he has tackled, in Bitter Fruit, as in Kafka’s Curse, with the honesty of his insight, the problem as well as the promised fulfilment of the enormous change that freedom brings about.
– Nadine Gordimer