Bitter Fruit by Achmat Dangor – healing the past

I’ve yet to read a poor novel by a South African author. Some, like Cry The Beloved Country have joined

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Six Degrees from Eats, Shoots and Leaves to Offshore

This month’s Six Degrees chain begins with a book that was hard to miss back in 2003. Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero

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Staying On by Paul Scott: Delightful End to Raj Quartet

i felt bereft when I reached the final book in The Raj Quartet series by Paul Scott. Division Of The

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Something to Answer For By P.H. Newby: Confusing First Winner Of The Booker Prize

By the time I’d struggled to the last page of Something to Answer For  by P H Newby, there was little

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Disgrace by J M Coetzee : Darkness in new South Africa

If ever proof was needed that it’s possible to have a thoroughly distasteful and objectionable protagonist and yet be totally

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