An orphaned Masarwa girl comes to Dilepe to teach, only to discover that in this remote Botswana village her people are treated as outcasts. In the love story and intrigue that follow, the author's exploration of racism draws upon her own experiences of growing up in South Africa.
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I recently reviewed the great Alice Walker novel, Temple of my Familiar. In this novel, she mentions an African writer Bessie Head. Most of the time, books and authors mentioned in novels are as ... Read full review
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This short novel takes the reader into the remote village of Dilepe in Botswana, where racial prejudice is rife and people have difficulty accepting a young Masarwa – considered the lowest group of ... Read full review