"I Wrestled with Life and Lost": Read an Excerpt from Nthikeng Mohlele’s New Novel, Rusty Bell
UKZN Press have shared an excerpt from Nthikeng Mohlele’s much-anticipated new novel, Rusty Bell.
Mohlele’s Small Things was lauded by JM Coetzee, who called it “melancholy and comic in equal proportions”, continuing: “Behind this story of love, music and the eternal quest, lies an artistic sensibility as generous as it is complex.”
Rusty Bell has been described as “part campus novel, part philosophical epistle”. It follows the story of Michael, a respected and haunted South African corporate lawyer, as he rebels against mediocrity.
Read the excerpt: