The Alchemy of Winning the Lottery
This engaging novel, set in South Africa, follows the fortunes of brothers, Jabu and Sipho.
They come into possession of a lottery ticket worth thirty million rands! Jabu's boss and ‘Fat Man' are prepared to kill the boys for this ticket. In fact, Fat Man is killed and the boys flee their home under suspicion of murder.
After various adventures they find refuge in a Catholic mission where under Great Father's guidance they are educated and learn where their true fulfilment ultimately lies.
Meanwhile, Great Father has claimed the lottery prize which he uses for the benefit of the mission but what about the young woman to whom the money rightfully belongs?
This novel combines a page-turning tale with profound themes on the power of money to corrupt and finding one's true path in life.