Tsotsi: A Novel
Set amidst the sprawling Johannesburg township of Soweto, where survival is the primary objective, this novel traces six days in the life of a ruthless young gang leader. Confronted with memories of his own painful childhood, this angry young man begins to rediscover his own humanity, dignity and capacity to love.
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