Review of RED DUST


The days of apartheid and post-apartheid have given us a steady stream of books, fiction and non-fiction, novels and history books, poems and drama. One of these book is Red Dust written by Gillian Slovo, a child of the apartheid days. The book is set in the small (non-existent) town of Smitsrivier where the Truth and … Continue reading Review of RED DUST

my hero: nadine gordimer


Several fellow writers remember the South African author Nadine Gordimer. One of these writers is Gillian Slovo. Even though she lives in England since 1964 her past is linked strongly to the South African world. Her father was Joe Slovo, leader of the South African Communist party, he was heavily involved with the Truth- and … Continue reading my hero: nadine gordimer