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Judy Croome: Author on the Prowl

Judy Croome lives, writes and reads in Johannesburg, South Africa.  A novelist & poet, Judy loves cats, exploring the meaning of life, chocolate, rainy days and cats (who already appear to have discovered the meaning of life.) Visit Judy on www.judycroome.com or join her on Twitter @judy_croome

Kitchen Boy - Jenny Hobbs JJ Kitching, sports hero, war hero and family man – known as Kitchen Boy to his adoring public – lies dying and, through memories meandering through his last hours and the minds of those who attend his public funeral, this easy-to-read and captivating story reflects a vignette of the complexities of South African life, both past and present…in this thoroughly enjoyable read, Hobbs has perceptively and compassionately portrayed the intricacies of both human nature and of a country on the cusp of a bright new future where, as JJ discovered, luck matters and life is chancy.

Full review published in WordsEtc, Second Quarter, 2011.