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Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country and Too Late the Phalarope Tales from a Troubled Land

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Paperback, 47 pages
Published November 1st 1987 by Monarch Press
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Jane Campbell
The author has created a moving story which helps explain apartheid in South Afica poignantly. When I began it, I didn't think I would like it, but as I read on I was drawn into the story and forced to think about what it must have been like to live with this policy. Suffering and despair and faith does not discriminate.
Tara
I could not get over the lack of quotation marks or the style of language. The plot of the son being accused of murder was interesting, but not very forthright.
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Alan Stewart Paton was born and educated in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. He started his career by teaching at a school in Ixopo where he met and married his first wife. The dramatic career change to director of a reformatory for black youths at Diepkloof, near Johannesburg, had a profound effect on his thinking. The publication of Cry, The Beloved Country (1948) made him one of South Africa's ...more
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