"Second Chance Press has done a true service to contemporary literature by publishing for the first time in the U.S. this 1956 novel about the grisly aspects of life in apartheid South Africa . . . Bloom's beautifully written novel is a classic of modern literature and deserves a wide audience". -- Booklist
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I don't usually go for novels, but there are certainly exceptions. I found this on the bookshelf at the lodge I was staying at in Mbabane, Swaziland. Interestingly, this apartheid area book involved Swazi characters living in a South African township. I wanted to learn more about the nuts and bolts of apartheid and I picked up this novel mostly because I had perused much of the other reading matter at the lodge. I would say the novel was not excellent, but mildly interesting.