The world in 50 words
Afrique /
10H44 - Thursday 25 September 2014

Ebola

“Touch me,” said the child to the man from Mars. From behind his plastic visor, the man looked into the bright watery eyes. He regarded the gross glove on his hand. “Touch me, I’m going,” the voice squeaked. The man reached to unclasp the thick heavy glove. But he stopped.

September 25, 2014

The world in 50 words by Will van der Walt

The world in 50 words is a maverick, a flash saga, a fugitive amongst forms, but when light breaks, the face is clear. The intrigue of a short story, the seed of a novel, the taste of poetry, the pimento of haiku – There … think that should be fifty.

Author and playwright