Book List in Order:4 titles

  • "The greatest Afrikaner poet of his generation."--"The New Yorker"Reminiscent of Julio Cortazar's "Cronopios and Famas," this searing collection of lyrical and often nightmarish prose pieces is inventive in both language and vision. At once vulnerabl...


  • Breytenbach composed this docu-dream during a period of incarceration. Mouroir (mourir: to die + miroir: mirror) is a ship of thought moving with its own hallucinatory logic through a sea of mythic images, protean characters and what the author descr...


  • All One Horse is a marvel-filled journey through Breyten Breytenbach’s kaleidoscopic imagination. The electrifying colors and penetrating images of his paintings converse with his lyrical and satirical dream-fables. These visions and parables emerg...


  • Meheret, an Ethiopian journalist, recounts her family history and her love for "mixed-blood" South African Mano in a series of letters to her unborn child and is betrayed by another writer who plagiarizes her work...