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Did Ndatshana really rape his friend and co-teacher at the Mission School in Rhodesia? He sits in the condemned cell looking back on how his life has developed in a society full of racial prejudice.
The Mourned One concerns the rape of
a white woman by a black man and the ensuing trial.
Hardcover, 150 pages
Published June 1st 1975 by Heinemann Educational Books
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