Afrikult. reviews The Shouting in the Dark

Jade Lee has given The Shouting in the Dark a glowing review in Afrikult., praising Boehmer for her seamless “interweaving of the personal, political and historical in such a way that engages the reader.” She writes:

Like the book’s portrayal of South Africa, the story is circular. It is layered and nuanced; it is a song of possibility, longing and grief that continually loops back upon itself making new words out of the stories of the past. Like any excellent book it both speaks to the specificity of its historical and geographical location and to the broader nature of human relationships and belonging.

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