Fatuous State of Severity - Phumlani Pikoli

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Barcode
9781770106062
Department
Books
Released
29 Jan 2018
Content Source
South African
Supply Source
South Africa

Book

Author
Phumlani Pikoli
Binding
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Pan Macmillan South Africa
Language
English
Number of Pages
160
Dimensions
203 x 133mm (166g)

Summary

The Fatuous State of Severity is a fresh collection of short stories and illustrations that explores themes surrounding the experiences of a generation of young, urban South Africans coping with the tensions of social media, language insecurities and relationships of various kinds. Intense and provocative, this new edition of the book, which was first self-published in 2016, features six additional stories as well as an introductory essay on Phumlani Pikoli's publishing journey.

Classification

General Subject
Fiction
BISAC Subject 1
Fiction / Short Stories (single author)
BISAC Subject 2
Fiction / General
BIC Classification 1
Short stories
BIC Classification 2
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Dewey Classification
FIC

Author Bio

Phumlani Pikoli is a multi-media journalist and multi-skilled artist. He was born in Zimbabwe in 1988. This is his first time being published by an actual publishing house and he intends to write and publish many more books without restriction to form.

Review Quotes

"Hauntingly engaging". - Thandiwe Ntshinga, The South African. "Crisp, experimental and beautifully weird". - Phumlani S. Langa, City Press
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