Books by Brent Meersman

Latest: Sunset Claws (2017) Primary Coloured (2007) Ophila and the poet (2010) Reports Before Daybreak (2011) Five Lives at Noon (2013) 80 Gays around the World (2015) Homo Odyssee...

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Sunset Claws out 1 September 2017

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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Interview by Nicholas Ashby

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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Five Lives at Noon out 16 July 2013

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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In conversation with Korean poet Ko Un

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.

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Books by Brent Meersman

Latest: Sunset Claws (2017) Primary Coloured (2007) Ophila and the poet (2010) Reports Before Daybreak (2011) Five Lives at Noon (2013) 80 Gays around the World (2015) Homo Odyssee (German; 2016)

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