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The Ghosts of a Bloody Past Reach into the Present

  Way Back Home by Niq Mhlongo (Kwela Books, 2013)   Kimathi Fezile Tito, the main character in Niq Mhlongo’s third novel Way Back Home, has a lot in common with South Africa. They are both arrogant, fat – the country registering the second-highest obesity levels in the world after the United States – and have a bloody history. [...]