Cry, the Beloved Country
Paton's deeply moving story of Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set against the backdrop of a land and people riven by racial inequality and injustice, remains the most famous and important novel in South Africa's history. Published to coincide with the Miramax film release in December, starring James Earl Jones and Richard Harris.Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - smallself - LibraryThing
This is a great book, and it really is about Africa. The author had enough selflessness to let it be about the land, and not about himself personally. Personality is fine, of course, but it’s thin food if it’s all you have. Really this is a great moral book. Read full review
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Published 1948; set in South Africa 1946 Zulu parson Stephen Kumalo travels to Johannesburg from his home village in response to a letter about his much younger sister Gertrude who has fallen into an ... Read full review