Brent Meersman

At the Open Book Festival Sunset Claws: A chronicle of a generation  Sunset Claws follows a generation of South Africans from 1976 to the millennium as they struggle to come to terms with  what the birth of a nation has both given …

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In this preview interview, Brent Meersman talks about his last two novels and their experimental form; the “lack of ambition” in South African literature; “apartheid” in the publishing industry; on writing black characters; the “invisibility of black women”; on black …

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As the country waits with bated breath for the first democratic elections, a young white man and a young black woman return from exile in London; a human rights lawyer searches for a missing comrade and his own redemption; and …

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Ko Un is Korea’s world famous poet and certainly its most prolific with well over 100 books to his name. His magnum opus is Maninbo, translated literally as Ten Thousand Lives – 10 000 being a metaphor for very many …

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Book Lounge launch

Video here: Brent Launch @ book lounge-desktopCape Town, 15 March 2011.

 

Books by Brent Meersman