In For You, I’d Steal a Goat, award-winning writer Niq Mhlongo presents masterfully told stories rooted in South African life. With his characteristic keen observation and insights into human nature, he explores the things people do for each other, but also to each other. Injustice, corruption, betrayal, jealousy, love, desire and loyalty are just some of the aspects of human interaction that feature in these stories.
Memorable characters and intriguing plots abound: A family refuses to leave when the bank repossesses their house; stalking has an unexpected outcome; a desensitised morgue manager is spooked; in-laws are taken to court; South Africans trapped in Germany want to appease the ancestors with a goat; and more!
For You, I’d Steal a Goat is a collection filled with piercing poignancy, humor and twist endings that you won’t forget.