This study guide will help you analyze the novel Mother to Mother (1998) by Sindiwe Magona. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it and putting it into perspective.
Sindiwe Magona (b. 1943) is a South African writer from Gugulethu, Cape Town. She is also Writer-in-Residence at the University of the Western Cape. Her published works include novels, short story collections, two autobiographies, children’s books, and a poetry collection. Her most popular work, Mother to Mother (1998) is a fictionalized account of the Amy Biehl murder. Magona also adapted the novel into a play in 2009.
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