A Season in Paradise
Breytenbach's first visit to South Africa, after thirteen years in exile, is more than just a dazzling travelogue. He is searching for a "paradise" that coincides with the geography, mysticism, and mythologies of Africa, but in reality his homeland is an often hellish region of racial discrimination and bigotry. Introduction by Andr Brink. Translated by Rike Vaughan.
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These volumes are being reissued to coincide with the first paperback release of Breytenbach's most recent title, Return to Paradise (LJ 10/15/93). In this duo (LJ 4/15/80 and LJ 3/1/85, respectively), the author, a noted African poet, recounts his imprisonment for antiapartheid activities. Read full review