I lived like a rat in Johannesburg

It is an amazing story about this rat cum bookworm. He lived on the streets of Jo’burg. He tried to sell books, but often he read the books first, so he could give a recommendation. He would stop motorist and engage them in his trade of books.

Philani Dladla wrote down his story and the book became an instant success. Here you will find part of the book. Let it wet your appetite. 

The Pavement Bookworm


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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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