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Cynthia Jele

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Happiness is a Four-Letter Word on July issue of Fairlady Magazine

A short sweet review on this month’s issue of Fairlady Magazine. Janine Jellars writes, “ Disclaimer: I’m not a fan of so-called ‘chick-lit’. But this didn’t stop me from devouring this debut novel in one sitting. The story revolves around the lives of four 30-something friends – activist Princess, thoughtful Tumi, pragmatic Nandi and fabulous Zaza. Jele weaves their stories together effortlessly, establishing their individual struggles and realistically portraying the dynamics of their friendships. The women struggle with infidelity, infertility and the ups and downs of being a woman who’s almost made it in post-1994 South Africa, I especially love that these women we can identify with – they’re our sisters and girlfriends – living in the city (Johannesburg) that they know.”

 

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  • Ben - Editor
    Ben - Editor
    June 10th, 2010 @11:11 #
     
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    That's great news, Cynthia.

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  • <a href="http://www.moxyland.com" rel="nofollow">Lauren Beukes</a>
    Lauren Beukes
    June 10th, 2010 @11:56 #
     
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    Cool review!

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  • <a href="http://fionasnyckers.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">Fiona</a>
    Fiona
    June 10th, 2010 @21:17 #
     
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    Excellent. In a world of dying magazines, Fairlady seems to go from strength to strength. I think a lot of people will see this, Cynthia.

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  • <a href="http://cynthiajele.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">Nozizwe Cynthia</a>
    Nozizwe Cynthia
    June 13th, 2010 @10:23 #
     
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    I also think it's a great review, and I agree with you Fiona, Fairlady is looking good these day.

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  • <a href="https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=687445768" rel="nofollow">mac46com</a>
    mac46com
    May 12th, 2011 @09:20 #
     
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    And an AMAZING book that I could not put down. Hope you're working on your 2nd one Cynthia :)

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