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Niq Mhlongo

Niq Mhlongo was born in 1973 in Soweto. He has a BA from the University of the Witwatersrand, with majors in African Literature and Political Studies. His first novel, Dog Eat Dog, was published in 2000 to much critical acclaim. Besides writing novels and short stories, Niq has written a screenplay for the animated children's TV series Magic Cellar and scripts for a comic magazine called Mshana, the first issue of which appeared in February 2007. After Tears, his second novel, was published in 2007.




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Niq Mhlongo
Betrayal in the wilderness (EN)

As a present for St. Valentine's day, the narrator in Niq Mhlongo's Radiobook invites his wife Mmabatho for a trip to the wilderness of the Savanna lands, at the Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve near the Kruger National Park. They go for a drive with some people in a jeep to look for wild animals to take pictures of. Unfortunately, the wilderness doesn't seem very  eager to accommodate the uninvited guests.

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