Achmat Dangor’s literary work has been making waves in the South African literature landscape for more than three decades.

Some of his notable works include novels such as Waiting for Leila, Kafka’s Curse and his critically acclaimed Bitter Fruit.

Achmat is back with yet another page turner that he titled DIKELEDI: Child of Tears No more, and in this book he takes us on a journey of a generation of women who are named Dikeledi, who together form the backbone of the story.

“It’s basically about a family who grew up in a mixed community where people lived together before apartheid, this family moved back to their hometown of Mahikeng where they settled and the oldest daughter Dikeledi became an activist and was forced to flee the country after she terribly injured a security officer for trying to rape her,” says Achmat.