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This on the ways in which the law can sometimes fail, this novel acts as a homage to the sights and sounds of everyday life in Botswana.
190 pages
Published April 11th 2007 by Double Storey
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Jul 30, 2011 Jen rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: africa
Unity Dow writes such interesting novels of African life. Naledi is a high-powered lawyer who works for a children's agency. She represents a 15 year old girl who is raped by an older lodger. She discovers that the judge who is due to hear the case has been involved in a scandal in the past. This is such an easy novel to read, but is so full of poignant stories from Africa. Dow obviously writes from her experience as Botswana's first female High Court judge - so many stories of rape, violence, c ...more
Dec 20, 2012 Warwick rated it did not like it
Shelves: fiction, botswana
Clunky. Very clunky. Has a few interesting insights into modern Botswana society, but the prose is not much of a pleasure.
Mar 02, 2011 Sharde rated it liked it
Overall pretty good, easy read. I didn't like how the book ended.
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