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The Path of Thunder

3.4  ·  Rating Details ·  55 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Paperback, 262 pages
Published November 30th 1984 by David Philip (first published 1954)
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El
Apr 25, 2009 El rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
When I worked at my college library back in the day one of the perks was getting to call dibs on discarded books before the general population. I found several obscure Upton Sinclair titles (which are still waiting to be read) that way, and this one - a title and author I was not even remotely familiar with, but I was never one to turn down free books.

This novel of the late forties is about Lanny, a South African who has returned home after obtaining an education and a degree. The story is split
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Adam
Mar 14, 2011 Adam rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Although it dealt with some explosive themes, the treatment was facile and forgettable. Maybe it's hard not to sound heavy-handed when tackling a topic as charged as racial hatred, but titling your chapters Home, Love, and Hate doesn't do much to add subtlety.
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Peter Abrahams was a South African-born Jamaican novelist, journalist and political commentator.

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