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Welcome to our Hillbrow

Author: Phaswane Mpe
Publisher: Pietermaritzburg : University of Natal Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Welcome To Our Hillbrow is an exhilarating and disturbing ride through the chaotic and hyper-real zone of Hillbrow - microcosm of all that is contradictory, alluring and painful in the changing South African psyche. Everything is there: the shattered dreams of youth, sexuality and its unpredictable costs, AIDS, xenophobia, suicide, the omnipotent violence that often cuts short the promise of young people, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mpe, Phaswane.
Welcome to our Hillbrow.
Pietermaritzburg : University of Natal Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606635298
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phaswane Mpe
ISBN: 0869809954 9780869809952
OCLC Number: 48090167
Description: 124 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Phaswane Mpe.

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Hillbrow is a microcosm of the changing South African psyche. This novel links Hillbrow, rural Tiragalong and Oxford, and contains the shattered dreams of youth, sexuality and its unpredictable  Read more...

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