Author Nthikeng Mohlele reflects on lust, love and pleasure themes in his work

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

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