Young blood is sifiso mzobe s ambitious debut novel, which is set mainly in umlazi township, durban. Kindle store buy a kindle free kindle reading apps kindle books french ebooks kindle unlimited prime reading amazon. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Young blood is the story of sipho, a seventeenyear old umlazi dropout who hankers after the high life. Shares 0 facebook 0 tweet 0 linkedin 0 pin 0 print 0 email 0. The following version of this book was used to create the guide. Sipho, a seventeen yearold high school dropout from umlazi. Durban born and raised writer sifiso mzobe, gained popularity for his award winning debut fiction book young blood, that saw him blow up and become one of the sought after crime fiction. After attending st francis college, he studied journalism at the damelin business campus in durban. Sipho lives in umlazi, durban he is seventeen, has. Hornungs young blood for your kindle, tablet, ipad, pc or mobile.
Previous winners of the prize have included novelists sefi atta for everything will come, and the south african sifiso mzobe for young blood. Community newspaper journalist sifiso mzobe set his debut novel in his hometown of umlazi, durban. Sifiso mzobe s young blood 2010 generates much of its energy, this article will argue, through its representation of social and physical mobility and its articulation of space with modes of consumption in postapartheid south africa. Young blood also available in format docx and mobi. Community newspaper journalist sifiso mzobe set his debut novel. In 2020 she joined nb publishers under her imprint melinda ferguson books. Read young blood by sifiso mzobe available from rakuten kobo. Click download or read online button to get young blood book now.
Kwela books, publisher of sifiso mzobe s first novel, young blood, bills the author as a fantastic, vibrant new voice in south african literature. Read the dead ladies project online, read in mobile or kindle. Mzobe seduces his reader, along with his protagonist, into a world of dolphinshaped bmws, hugo boss clothing and johnnie walker black. Abstractsifiso mzobes young blood 2010 generates much of its energy, this article will argue, through its representation of social and. Young blood by sifiso mzobe book read online scribd. Mzobe, born in umlazi in durban, tells the story of the township through the eyes of sipho, a young blood. It is a racy, fastpaced, stark narrative told from the side of the railway tracks where crime is part and parcel of everyday township life. This is a very interesting book about life and violence in a durban township. Published by kwela books in 2010, the book won the prestigious sunday times literary award for best fiction a rare honour for a firsttime novelist in his early thirties. Praised in south africa as one of the most stunning debut novels in decades, sifiso mzobes young blood is a. Sifiso mzobes young blood 2010 generates much of its energy, this article will argue, through its representation of social and physical mobility and its articulation. Awardwinning author of young blood sifiso mzobe has shown his support for fundzas initiative of getting young south africans reading by writing a hardhitting short story for fundzas mobi network along with stories and novels by some of south africas best writers, as well as by upcoming talent, sifiso. Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, ipad, iphone and android. Read young blood by sifiso mzobe for free with a 30 day free trial.
A young man who breaks off school because it does not make sense to him and he is overwhelmed with the material comes through friends in the dark criminal machinations that brings a township so with it. After listening to ndumiso ngcobo interviewing sifiso mzobe, the author of the book young blood on east coast radio, i decided to get myself a copy of it. Fundza releases stories aimed at young people interacting on the mobile network mxit. Good press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. But odd jobs do not provide the lifestyle his friend musa has, with his bmw and. He argued that the ofs occurrence was not an issue of racism, but one of how to raise kids to behave properly. An original short story by sifiso mzobe, author of the awardwinning young blood, has been published by the fundza literacy trust. South africa had been waiting for a novel like young blood when it won the coveted sunday times fiction prize in 2011.
A south african nightmare by prof pumla gqola, won the alan paton award for nonfiction. Buy young blood by sifiso mzobe from amazons fiction books store. Sifiso mzobe was born and bred in the durban township of umlazi, where he obtained his primary schooling and where he currently resides. Young blood tells a tale of sex, drugs and hijacking from the point of.
Spaces of getting and becoming in postapartheid durban sifiso mzobe s young blood 2010 generates much of its energy, this article will. The expected delivery time period after the order has been dispatched via your chosen delivery method. His debut novel young blood 2010 won a number of awards, including the 2012 wole soyinka prize for literature in africa, and was also listed in the sunday independent. Sifiso mzobe is south africas answer to irvine welsh or alan bissett. The dead ladies project also available in format docx and mobi. Sipho lives in umlazi, durban he is seventeen, has dropped out of school and helps out at his fathers mechanic shop.
Enter your mobile number or email address below and well send you a link to download the free kindle app. Conspicuous destruction, aspiration and motion in the. Talking literature, fiction with sifiso mzobe youtube. He takes the lives of young men in umlozi, one of durbans roughest townships and, in beautiful, sympathetic prose, he makes us understand what it is that drives young men like sipho, vusi and musa into a life of crime. Download the dead ladies project ebook for free in pdf and epub format. Download young blood ebook for free in pdf and epub format. South africa had been waiting for a novel like young blood when it won the coveted sunday times fiction. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. Praised in south africa as one of the most stunning debut novels in decades, sifiso mzobe s young blood is a pageturner that subtly mixes a crime fiction plot, hardheaded characters and latent social comment. Young blood a fast read that grapples with the present. Nigerian professor, ugandan win wole soyinka prize for. Abstractsifiso mzobe s young blood 2010 generates much of its energy, this article will argue, through its representation of social and physical mobility and its articulation of space with modes. Sipho is a young blood, a young man of the schoolgoing generation caught up in a world of money, booze and greed. But odd jobs do not provide the lifestyle his friend.
Youngblood is mostly set in the fictional town of ashuriyah, iraq, and. The department of english encourages free thinking, bold and enterprising work for the research essay. Young blood by sifiso mzobe nook book ebook barnes. After attending st francis college, he studied journalism at. However, it is in your best interests to choose a topic within the field of specialization covered in the department of english. It was during a fruitful time in his work within the construction industry, that mzobe. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. The novel is set chiefly in the township of umlazi, the city of durban and some of its middle class suburbs. Kzn literary tourism where literature meets tourism. Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer no kindle.736 87 1323 506 1049 797 1037 314 1501 1349 1425 350 712 573 1099 818 698 867 367 1064 1152 1338 206 886 926 603 1251 950 569 1344 1144 1512 317 821 398 577 171 1458 1090 214 408 592 1327 1070 877 207