Flirting with legend and history, these South African short stories feature a golem elephant, a talking fish, Black Jim the colonel of dragoons, a Green Man in the Cotswolds, a donkey in heat in Pofadder, and ancestral voices. The sangoma Malibongwe Ngingingini also appears in these stories as an old friend who moves in realms of consciousness along with his beloved apprentice Anna. This collection of tales from the shaman's records describe how they heal in ever-more-inventive forms as their exploits between the light and dark takes them through South Africa and beyond.
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About the Author
Peter Merrington is a professor of English at the University of the Western Cape and has taught literary studies for 25 years. He is a researcher and writer in the fields of heritage studies and English literature.