Frequently asked questions
WHAT IS THE BOOK ABOUT?
TiNyiko, a young girl brutalized by deep personal tragedy, finds herself catapulted from poverty into an international music competition that offers all the trappings of wealth and fame. Exploited by a morally corrupt producer and unable to escape the demons of her past, she finds herself standing on a vortex of evil that threatens to snatch away her innocence and deny her true love. The novel explores her journey as she struggles to choose to pay the price for fame or call on her inner spiritual strength which no amount of bullying or brutality can defeat, to find triumph in love.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT?
Readers will be captivated by a story that draws them into an emotive bond with the lives of TiNyiko and her friends. The reader’s roller-coaster ride through a gamut of emotions will open up new worlds and both inspire and motivate them as the story of TiNyiko and her friends leaves them with an indelible experience
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING ABOUT THE BOOK?
Africa will come alive. TiNyiko’s Song is a riveting book that weaves together real life events to form the fabric of the story of how a young girl has a startling spiritual encounter that gives her the power to triumph over personal tragedy and the temptations of wealth.
WHAT IS UNIQUE ABOUT "TINYIKO'S STORY"?
Through an entertaining and enthralling read, TiNyiko’s Song offers the reader a genuine understanding of life in post apartheid South Africa as experienced by TiNyiko and her friends on their journey from obscurity in a poor traditional community into the very center of wealth and the brutal machinations of the media industry. Sensitive subjects such as racism, lust, abortion, crime, the results of war and domestic violence are handled with care and pitted against love, integrity, understanding and a determination to positively engage in fighting evil.
YES! All profits from the book go to Thembalethu Nkomazi to carry on the work among this comunity.