The Fatuous State Of Severity

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Pan Macmillan South Africa


The Fatuous State of Severity is a fresh collection of short stories and illustrations that explores themes surrounding the experiences of a generation of young, urban South Africans coping with the tensions of social media, language insecurities and relationships of various kinds.

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"Hauntingly engaging". - Thandiwe Ntshinga, The South African. "Crisp, experimental and beautifully weird". - Phumlani S. Langa, City Press

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