Stirring the Pot
By Clive Cooke
English (South African dialect).
Published: September 4, 2013.
This book comprises 21 short stories. ‘Murder 101’, is about jealousy, revenge and murder. ‘Streets Paved with Gold’, follows the lives of ordinary people in South Africa about 40-50 years ago with the socio-political events of the day as background (The Pass laws, The Mixed Marriages Act). The ‘Paddafontein’ stories are light, humorous sketches of village life in the Karoo 70-80 years ago.