Mermaid Fillet (Paperback)


The only human ever born wearing Jordans receives a DM on Twitter after a gang-related hit. The mission: Find the Tamagotchi, or else! This is the story of a banggat, a main ou, a genuine ou, a malnaai and a Twitter user. A story where dark and fantastical experiences are intricately woven to tell the tale of a network of wannabe gangsters, a wife fanning herself with her husband’s money in the Northern Suburbs and a sturvy twenty-nine-year-old living in Woodstock.

‘Baby, did you just say emotional labour like seven times?’
‘Ja, why?’
‘You just sound so woke right now.’
‘What the fuck is woke?’

In this Cape Town, there’s a Goddess who casts raging red storms when female bodies are abused. It’s a place where women try to redefine their space in society and highly coveted mermaid tails are traded for R 4 000/kg. Mermaid Fillet is a noir crime novel about violence, feminism and how you dala what you must.

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The only human ever born wearing Jordans receives a DM on Twitter after a gang-related hit. The mission: Find the Tamagotchi, or else! This is the story of a banggat, a main ou, a genuine ou, a malnaai and a Twitter user. A story where dark and fantastical experiences are intricately woven to tell the tale of a network of wannabe gangsters, a wife fanning herself with her husband’s money in the Northern Suburbs and a sturvy twenty-nine-year-old living in Woodstock.

‘Baby, did you just say emotional labour like seven times?’
‘Ja, why?’
‘You just sound so woke right now.’
‘What the fuck is woke?’

In this Cape Town, there’s a Goddess who casts raging red storms when female bodies are abused. It’s a place where women try to redefine their space in society and highly coveted mermaid tails are traded for R 4 000/kg. Mermaid Fillet is a noir crime novel about violence, feminism and how you dala what you must.

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Imprint

Kwela Books

Country of origin

South Africa

Release date

August 2020

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Dimensions

200 x 130 x 20mm (L x W x T)

Format

Paperback

Pages

224

ISBN-13

978-0-7957-0976-0

Barcode

9780795709760

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LSN

0-7957-0976-5



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