The Kalahari Delirium
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|Format: ||Paperback / softback, 366 pages|
|Other Information: ||black & white illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 08 February 2016|
Its 1995, Botswana is on a recovery journey, re-establishing herself once again as Africa's jewel, following the conflict with Namibia over Sedudu Island. On a rainy day in Gaborone, a boy beat-down by the city, stumbles onto another in a rough encounter that unleashes a ferocious animal inside him. Here a serial killer is born - a vicious animal never before seen in the African continent. A Mogoditshane boy is found hanging on a yard fence with symbols on his chest the following morning. A week later, in Francistown a double homicide follows and local papers start swarming with headlines of "The Butcher of Donga." Then when everyone thinks it cannot get any worse - The Butcher of Donga migrates further north and starts hunting foreign travelers who throng Kasane every year seeking the magic of the Chobe River. While the world watches, a grueling manhunt begins... Lieutenant Mudjadji is a criminalist forensic leading the Botswana Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BBCI). He lives a double life - as part of a clandestine organization known only as The Mendi, which operates in SADC countries. Lieutenant Mudjadji unwillingly finds himself entangled in a blood-cringing marathon against a serial killer whose rampage is felt across the breadth of the continent. This is only the beginning!
About the Author
Thabo Katlholo is a poet and novelist who grew up in the small village of Nswazwi located in the North East, Botswana. Thabo currently resides in Botswana's Capital City, Gaborone, and is mostly at home weaving the melancholy and macabre into settings and scenes, twisting the expected into the unexpected. The author of The Mud Hut I Grew Upon and a poetry anthology, Beyond the Tropic of Capricorn is establishing himself as one of the most creative writers to come out of Africa in the New Millenium, having written a number of thought provoking Articles and Commentaries for different public forums. He holds a BSc in Biological Sciences from the University of Botswana and Certification in Project Management from the University of Stellenbosch Business School and has used his time for the past four years to advocate for tobacco control policies in Botswana. The Mud Hut I Grew Upon is his first Novel.
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