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4.29 of 5 stars 4.29  ·  rating details  ·  14 ratings  ·  2 reviews
A hard-hitting play set in a desperately poor South African township.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Oberon Books
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A man and a woman sit in a dusty South African backwater. As their tale unfolds, the audience catches a glimpse of the horror being perpetrated on the children of South Africa. It is based on a true occurance.

I hope this was set in South Africa. I read it a while ago. The majority of the dialogue (maybe even all of it) belongs to the male actor in the play. He's a childhood friend (boyfriend now?) of the silent woman who frets beside him.


It is revealed th
(3.5 stars)

Something occurs in a small South African village, a place where (it is often stated) nothing ever happens. There are over twenty thousand like cases reported in South Africa. It is horrifying.

Don't read the back of the book, just delve into the play (it is a one act, it wont take long). A man and woman are on stage and the story is told. It is a rather simple conceit, but remember that this is a true story. I do wish the play delved deeper into investigating why such happenings are s
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