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    These things really do happen to me

    Author: Khaya Dlanga Publication year: 2018 Genre: Non fiction I first heard of Khaya Dlanga when he was a budding comedian I was sad to hear he was solely focusing on his nine to five in advertising. I have since learnt it’s not quite a loss as he is fighting the aircon wars in corporate South Africa one remote at a time. That’s why when I saw this book, I knew I had to read it, the book cover said only his mom liked it but against my better judgement I still read it. Synopsis Khaya describes everyday experiences that have shaped his life. He recounts amusing anecdotes from chasing…

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    Brida

    Author: Paulo Coelho Publication year: 1990 Genre: Spiritual “Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.” Molweni! As you all may know I am a huge Paulo Coelho fan and so when I found out this story is about finding ones’ soulmate I couldn’t wait to carve out some time and read it. Brida is a story that set in Ireland in the 1980s and one of its themes being witchcraft I couldn’t wait to discover how well known places like Stonehenge and druids would be incorporated. I loved the descriptions of the forest. “The process of finding ourselves is called…