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An exciting anthology of short stories by a hot mix of young and established writers, compiled by Diane Awerbuck and edited by Louis Greenberg. Funny and sad and highly original, the stories in The Ghost-Eater and Other Stories are invested with the passion, truth and quirkiness of the newest New South Africa and gives readers a chance to gauge the newest authors writing i ...more
Kindle Edition, 207 pages
Published September 1st 2013 by Umuzi (Random House Struik)
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Hayden Trenholm
Jun 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
An engaging and eclectic (from literary to fantasy and everything in between) collection of short stories from young African writers. A good introduction to the field.
Davidson Ajaegbu
May 28, 2018 rated it it was ok
Bland.

There were some stories that almost lit up the fire in the book, but they just couldn't spring the book to life.
Nerine Dorman
Jan 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Short story anthologies number among my guilty pleasures, and it was impossible to resist when two of my favourite South African bookish folk – Diane Awerbuck and Louis Greenberg – put their creative minds together to bring out this selection of 31 tales. There is a little bit of everything here to please most palates, and I enjoyed not really knowing what I was getting into whenever I started a fresh tale.

It’s also far beyond the scope of this review to give detailed mention for each story, so
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Tiah
Sep 11, 2013 added it
Short Stories have a way of worming into my home. Might have something to do with working for an organisation named Short Story Day Africa.

Maybe.

;-)
Shukra Abayomi
May 22, 2018 is currently reading it
we were assigned this book from my book club. did'nt enjoy the last book, but fingers crossed on this one. I've enjoyed collections of stories in the past, so...
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