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Malla Nunn

Malla Nunn was born in Swaziland, South Africa, and currently lives in Sydney, Australia. She is a filmmaker with three award-winning films to her credit and is currently at work on her next novel.
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PRESENT DARKNESS is the next book in the Emmanuel Cooper mystery series. Set in the corrupt, unforgiving world of apartheid South Africa, this series is one to “add to your global mystery passport.” — Entertainment Weekly.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Ubuntu: We are people through other people.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Every one of Charles Dickens villains are gems. Agatha Trunchbull in Dahl's "Matilda." Lucifer in the Good Book. Too many to list.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Loss of a loved one, closely followed by bad reviews!

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My parents. They have survived hard lives with their humanity intact.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. One! Impossible. Georgina "call me George" from Enid Blyton's Famous Five, Mosley's Easy Rawlins, the father in McCarthy's "The Road." The list goes on!

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