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the fifties
a daily exercise in the absurd
A Question of Identity

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About the author (1983)

Lewis Nkosi is the last of the famous fifties generation of South African writers associated with Drum magazine still producing significant work. Although firmly rooted in South Africa, Nkosi's writing has international appeal. Lewis Nkosi's work has been compared to the likes of William Faulkner, James Baldwin and Njabulo Ndebele. He lives in Geneva, Switzerland.

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