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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. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. A shape shifter/ time traveller.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

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

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. mangoes.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. The women who wash the laundry and heat the baby bottles while the bombs drop. They are the life force.

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