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Ek wens, ek wens | Fiction

Zirk van den Berg


As mortician at White Lily Funerals Seb has embalmed countless corpses, repacked organs in body cavities, and applied make-up to pallid faces for the mourners' last viewing. You have a job to do and you do it; there's no use wishing for something else.
And yet, ever so often, Seb does wish for some kind of intervention to jolt him from his dreary existence.
One day, when the dying boy Gawie and his mother walk into the funeral parlour Seb starts believing in wishes after all . . 

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Ek wens, ek wens | Fiction

Author: Zirk van den Berg
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780795708558
Date Released: 15 February 2019
Price (incl. VAT): R 220.00
Format: Soft cover, 176pp

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Zirk van den Berg

Namibian born, South African-raised and now resident New Zealander, Zirk van den Berg wrote his first stories at age 12. At 18, he managed to get a Kafkaesque...