Evening Primrose – by Kopano Matlwa (Paperback) Promos


Evening Primrose – by Kopano Matlwa (Paperback) Description:

Evening Primrose – A powerfully insightful novel from one of the foremost voices of South Africas Born Free generation Evening Primrose explores issues of race gender and the medical profession with tenderness and urgency. Matlwas voice is one we need. –Rowan Hisayo Buchanan Matlwa is South Africas Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. –Rosie Rowell The Bookseller Written in delicate prose recalling Zinzi Clemmonss What We Lose this raw honest work draws readers into Masechabas South African world. –Library Journal (Starred Review) When Masechaba finally achieves her childhood dream of bing a doctor her ambition is tested as she faces the stark reality of South Africas public health-care system. As she leaves her deeply religious mother and makes friends with the politically-minded Nyasha Masechabas eyes are opened to the rising xenophobic tension that carries echoes of apartheid. Battling her inner demons she must decide if she should take a stand to help her best friend even if it comes at a high personal cost. Evening Primrose – by Kopano Matlwa (Paperback)