The shrewd and manipulative son of a domestic worker in Highlands North who resells Trevor’s pirated CDs at his “proper ghetto school,” Northview. Tim is always cooking up a scheme: he once pretends that Trevor is a famous American rapper and later sets him up with Babiki (but never mentions that she only speaks Pedi).
Tim Character Timeline in Born a Crime
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...know what it means for him to have a “girlfriend.” Their communication “was always through Tim,” who speaks Pedi. Babiki’s sisters speak English, but she does not, and Trevor is used... (full context)