The world in 50 words
Afrique /
13H52 - Monday 27 October 2014

Reunion…

Warmly charmed by her, he suavely asked where she was from. “Eastern Congo,” she said. “Old enough to remember the Troubles.”

Since those years his rise in politics had been meteoric. Now he cast his eyes down. Her eyes were on him. “My body remembers you. Intimately. With great horror.”

October 27, 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