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Victor Dlamini

Yewande Omotoso's new novel, "The Woman Next Door," explores racial tension in post-apartheid South Africa. It's about a pair of elderly women --- one black and one white --- who live in a well-to-do suburban enclave of Cape Town. They are next-door neighbors, and they despise each other. Omotoso talks to Kurt about the book, her other career as an architect, and her experience moving to apartheid South Africa as a 12-year-old.

Produced by Zoe Saunders

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