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A Man Who is Not a Man
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Price: R 155
Publication Date: 2009-05-18
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 978 1 86914 176 9
Width: 150
Height: 210
Pages: 164


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Sunday Times Book of the Week
Published: July 25, 2009
Reviewed by Diane Awerbuck

Ritual Abuse

A Man Who Is Not a Man exposes the unpalatable face of Xhosa circumcision, writes Diane Awerbuck.

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City Press
6 September 2009
Review by Gail Smith

Boys to men

Thando Mgqolozana’s debut novel has done what no one has dared to do before: shatter taboos around traditional male circumcision, writes GAIL SMITH

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University of Texas at Austin

ABPR XXXVI No. 3

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A Failed Man

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Also available in e-pub
ISBN 978 1 86914 228 5


The controversial topic of botched traditional circumcision has been very much in the news of late. This powerful first novel recounts the personal trauma of a young Xhosa initiate after one such circumcision gone wrong.

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