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Vera Alexander

Graphic Novel

Eric is a 15 year old teenager who lives his own life. He parties when he likes, he eats what he likes, he does what he likes: he is quite free to make his own choices… One night, one decision changes his life, in the Twinkling of an Eye. You can choose, you can see – but you can't run from fire… (Published in 2012)

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Contemporary Fiction

A Novella

Bandile is part of a loving extended family consisting of Mom and Dad, Uncle Lunga and Aunt Patience. The small family have worked hard to enable them to move from a dusty hut in a township to a modest home in a quiet suburb near Durban.

He is just like any other boy. He loves TV, Soccer, Music and Dancing. To make the time pass during his chores he dreams of success as an entertainer.

He has just turned twelve. Just before he is due to start his final year in Primary (Junior High) School something happens, and in one moment it seems as if all his dreams have been swept away. The story follows Bandile through his struggle to adapt to the changes in his lifestyle.

This book is a story of perseverance and courage all wrapped up in a stubborn, joyous optimism uncluttered by cheap sentimentality and will be enjoyed by wide audience. (Published in 2013)

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You can't put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the further you get.
Michael Phelps.