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Miss Kwa Kwa (Miss Kwa Kwa #1)

3.75  ·  Rating Details ·  16 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Struggling to find her path in the Rainbow Nation, Miss Kwa Kwa begins stalking a politician who becomes utterly enamored by the seemingly simple girl, introducing her to the world of Studio 94—the most elite and secret of nightclubs. A raucous political satire of the racism, greed, and criminal ambition in post-apartheid South Africa, the roller coaster ride of Miss Kwa K ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Jacana Media (first published January 1st 2007)
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Nov 02, 2007 Richard rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone
Showdown With Stephen Simm

(Mayhem from Kwa Kwa to Cape Town)

Dear Stephen,

My wife brought Miss Kwa Kwa back from Cape Town shortly after I heard that Jacana had decided to publish my novel. To be quite honest, she chose your book because of the zany cover, hoping to give me some idea of Jacana’s capabilities. Later, when I was informed that you and I were to wreak havoc at Baobab Books after the CTBF, I started reading like a madman, preparing for a duel with a hardened, cynical, somewhat older g
Leenna Naidoo
May 27, 2015 Leenna Naidoo rated it it was amazing
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When reading certain books, there are times when you must either throw down the offending book in revulsion and disgust; or laugh and read on with an open-mind. Miss Kwa Kwa is one of these books. Laughing and reading on brings more laughter and a glitter-filled silver-lining for all bar one. And quite rightly so.

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This was my second reading of Miss Kwa Kwa. The first was years ago when it first came out. It still surprised me on my second reading. I had forgotten that it
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May 09, 2010 Samantha Dube rated it it was amazing
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It's very funny and inspiring. I found it to be very enjoyable. Miss K was determined to be a star.
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