So it’s great to discover an anthology of sketches from his most recent stage productions.
It’s not a theatre experience but if Nataniël’s dry wit and moving tales excite you, you’ll definitely devour this book. It’s a concert in your head, right there on the couch or under the beach umbrella; you see the characters and hear their voices.
Just read and enjoy.
Nicky & Lou contains 46 previously unpublished stories including Predicting Snow, Men Who Fly, Egg Whites and Angel Food, Coronation, Cathedral and Knowing Your Microwave and Other Magical Moments – 15 in English and 31 in Afrikaans.
It’s escapism at its best – so plonks right in! And that’s a reference you’ll get once you’re done reading. Do it soon.