Villers, MD City of Blood

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A story of survival, revenge and ultimately, redemption, City of Blood is a gripping coming of age story set against a searing backdrop of violence, heat and colour.
     Siphiwe, a nineteen year old orphan dreaming of a better life, is haunted by memories of the brutal murder of his elder brother. When a woman selling mangoes is stabbed on the street in front of him, Siphiwe rushes to her aid, desperate to stop history repeating itself, but in doing so unwittingly crosses the paths of two very dangerous men. 
     McCarthy Letswe, notorious crime lord, has returned home to Johannesburg after several years in exile, determined to wreak his revenge on Abaju, the Nigerian gangster responsible for Letswe'’s forced departure, and the man now seen as Johannesburg's king of crime. Siphiwe'’s actions have set him on a collision course with both Letswe and Abaju, and as the violence on the streets intensifies, and the danger to those he loves most increases, Siphiwe is soon forced to seek help amongst criminals and police alike.
     A story of survival, revenge and ultimately, redemption, told in prose which is deceptively simple and utterly compelling, City of Blood is a gripping coming of age story set against a searing backdrop of violence, heat and colour.

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MD VILLIERS was born in Johannesburg and studied psychology at the University of Pretoria. Her passion for the country she grew up in provides her with a backdrop for her fiction in which life in a country alwarys on the brink of change. She was shortlisted for the CWA Debut Dagger for unpublished writers in 2007 and is now based in London, but often visits South Africa, where her family still lives. City of Blood is her debut novel.

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