Return to Paradise

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 224 pages
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South Africa heads toward majority rule, yet Breytenbach is far from optimistic about its future. He sees a civil war raging and the land awash in blood. "[This] fueled by the sort of rage that produces great literature" (Washington Post). A New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Awarded the Alan Paton Prize.

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Breytenbach, who describes himself as "an Afrikaans-speaking whitish male South African African temporarily living outside the continent,'' has written about his earlier experiences in A Season in ... Read full review


Votum i 12 Protyle
Entry 4 13 Fireknow
Beginning 11 14 Oasis

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About the author (1993)

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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