Reviews of The Boy Next Door by Irene Sabatini - Writer - Official Website

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The boy next door: a novel
Winner of the Orange Award for New Writers

Media`s praise for The Boy Next Door
"[The characters'] shared status as outsiders brings them together in this novel about love, family and what it means to be African."  Amy Wirshup - New York Times

"Sabatini's descriptions of Zimbabwe--its people, its languages, its politics, its beauty and its despair--are absolutely stunning and not to be missed."  Debra Ginsberg - Shelf Awareness

"When everything is finally revealed, it’s impossible not to be impressed by Sabatini’s flawless first novel. May she write many more"
Charles R. Larson, Professor of Literature at American University, Washington, D.C. - Counterpunch

"This is a story that stays with you long after you're done reading. Because Lindiwe's voice is so distinctive when she expresses herself, you feel her heart."  New African Woman - January 2010
Readers' views of The Boy Next Door

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