If You Want To Make God Laugh

by Bianca Marais

If You Want To Make God Laugh

  • ISBN-13: 9780593085820
  • Author(s): Bianca Marais
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Putnam
  • Publication Date: 18-07-2019
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£12.99
In a squatter camp on the outskirts of Johannesburg, 17-year-old Zodwa lives in desperate poverty, eight months pregnant. Across the country, wealthy socialite Ruth suffers a breakdown. in Zaire, a disgraced former nun, Delilah, grapples with a past that refuses to stay buried. When these personal crises send both middle-aged women back to their rural hometown to lick their wounds, the discovery of an abandoned newborn baby upends everything, challenging their lifelong beliefs about race, motherhood, and the power of the past.
About the book

In a squatter camp on the outskirts of Johannesburg, 17-year-old Zodwa lives in desperate poverty, eight months pregnant. Across the country, wealthy socialite Ruth suffers a breakdown. in Zaire, a disgraced former nun, Delilah, grapples with a past that refuses to stay buried. When these personal crises send both middle-aged women back to their rural hometown to lick their wounds, the discovery of an abandoned newborn baby upends everything, challenging their lifelong beliefs about race, motherhood, and the power of the past.

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