Presenter Eusebius McKaiser had a captivating conversation with South African author Nthikeng Mohlele.
The discussion centered around the inspiration and process behind his four acclaimed novels.
Mohlele made his literary debut with The Scent of Bliss, followed by Small Things, Rusty Bell and his latest 2016 work Pleasure.
McKaiser read experts from Mohlele evocative collection and discussed the central themes of lust, love and pleasure.
I cannot think of the world without the feminine touch.— Nthikeng Mohlele, South African author
I think there is a lot of life and activity in silence and stillness.— Nthikeng Mohlele, South African author
There is a thing of sparseness for me, even in personalities.— Nthikeng Mohlele, South African author
You'd be surprised at how much wealth is encoded in each life.— Nthikeng Mohlele, South African author
As a writer, I am not a fan of voluminous writing when thing scan be expressed in simpler more accessible ways.— Nthikeng Mohlele, South African author
Take a listen:
@Eusebius Nthikeng is my writer crush! The gentle lyricism and the themes. I adore him!— Karabo K. Kgoleng (@KaraboKgoleng) April 13, 2017
@Eusebius he speaks the way he writes...colour me smitten!😻— Karin Londt (@KaLo2511) April 13, 2017
I only read The Scent of Bliss,and thoroughly enjoyed it.Looking forward to reading the other 3 books ,great writer indeed.— Mo-Afrika Makhene (@kgabomotaki) April 13, 2017
Checked them out on Goodreads. Added all to my wishlist. Bring local books to the fore! So much beautiful talent out there— RobsVictoria (@TBBManiac_Robs) April 13, 2017