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Outside the Lines

R220.00

Ameera Patel

Outside the Lines is both a thriller and a family drama.

Outside the Lines is both a thriller and a family drama. It tells the story of two women: Cathleen, a troubled young woman living in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg; and Flora, who is the domestic worker at Cathleen’s house. Cathleen disappears and tensions and drama ensue.

Ameera Patel

Ameera Patel

Ameera Patel is an actor who has worked on stage and in television (best known for her role as Dr Chetty in Generations). She is also an award winning playwright. She received a distinction for her MA in Creative Writing in 2013 (University of the Witwatersrand). The Spaces Between is her first novel.

Ameera Patel’s first novel is edgy, witty, fresh, engaging, moving, memorable. This is an important new voice in the emerging movement of new South African fiction, taking us to places at once familiar and defamiliarised by the sensitivity of the writing. A vivid portrait of contemporary Johannesburg, wide-ranging, passionately engaged and acerbic.

Craig Higginson (author of novels The Hill, Last Summer, The Landscape Painter, The Dream House, and original plays Dream of the Dog, The Girl in the Yellow Dress, Little Foot)