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Tackling the disillusionment of South Africa's youth in a novel

South African Masandre Ntshanga has been disillusioned with his home country for a while. The 29-year-old author channeled his frustrations into creating a gripping novel. "The Reactive" is about three young friends in Cape Town dealing with unemployment, disease and substance abuse. In an interview, Ntshanga talks about what it's like growing up in urban South Africa.

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