Book Review: Black skin, white mask

17 May 2016 - 10:29 By Jacqui L'Ange

"Through some unexplainable cosmic gestation a spark of light brightened the world."This line appears midway though a book that also starts like a spark of light in a dark universe, and builds steadily until you're blinded by the power of its message. With the patterns of a praise singer, and the lyricism of a born poet, debut novelist Unathi Magubeni catches you in the rhythm of his story and doesn't let you go until it is spent.

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