The True Confessions of an Albino Terrorist

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Harcourt Brace, 1994 - History - 396 pages
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A memoir of Breytenbach’s seven years in South Africa’s prisons - two of them in solitary confinement - this book captures the full horror of life in one of the worst penal systems in the world.

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Like the Rosetta stone, The True Confessions of an Albino Terrorist, is the key to understanding the infamous writer's prison poetry. The book itself has a fascinating history and records the poet's ... Read full review

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Amazing, genre-bending reflection on the apartheid system, its paranoia, and its methods of crushing dissent. Breytenbach is an amazing writer, and thus, makes the book a fast, engaging read. Read full review

Contents

THE MOUTH OF VOICES AND OF EARTH
11
Here I Was
15
About Where I Came From
28
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

BREYTEN BREYTENBACH was born in Bonnievale, South Africa, and currently divides his time between France, Spain, Senegal, and New York City. He teaches in the Creative Writing Department at New York University.

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