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South African Fiction There are 30 products.

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  • Author: Head, Bessie

    BIB OBZ - SA Fiction Read worldwide for her wisdom, & skillful prose, South African born Bessie Head (1937-1986) offers a moving and magical tale of an orphaned girl, Margaret Cadmore, who goes to teach in a remote village in Botswana where her own people are kept as slaves. Her presence polarizes a community that does not see her people as human, and...

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  • Author: Okri, Ben

    BIB 0BZ - SA Fiction rom the Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri: a classic love story set in a country trying to come to terms with its past. An epic of daily life, DANGEROUS LOVE is a story of doomed love, of star-crossed lovers, separated not by their families, but by the very circumstances of their lives. 'I hope among my novels this one achieves something...

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  • Author: Paton, Alan

    BIB OBZ - SA Fiction For millions of readers worldwide, Alan Paton's books have vividly described life in contemporary South Africa. Ah, But Your Land Is Beautiful revolves around the everyday experiences of a group of men and women whose lives reflect the human costs of maintaining a racially divided society. Writing at the peak of his powers, Paton...

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  • Author: Magona Sindiwe

    BIB OBZ - SA Fiction Sindiwe Magona's novel Mother to Mother explores the South African legacy of apartheid through the lens of a woman who remembers a life marked by oppression and injustice. Magona decided to write this novel when she discovered that Fulbright Scholar Amy Biehl, who had been killed while working to organize the nation's first ever...

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  • Author: Mda, Zakes

    BIB OBZ SA Fiction 'In 1971, nineteen citizens of Excelsior, a farming community in South Africa's rural Free States, were charged with breaking apartheid's Immorality Act, which forbade sexual relations between blacks and whites on the pretext of avoiding miscegenation. The women were jailed as they awaited trial and their white counterparts were...

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  • Author: Coetzee, J. M.

    BIB OBZ - SA Fiction Michael K. sets out to take his ailing mother back to her rural home. On the way there she dies, leaving him alone in an anarchic world of brutal roving armies. Imprisoned, Michael is unable to bear confinement and escapes, determined to live with dignity. This life affirming novel goes to the center of human experience—the...

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  • Author: Higginson Craig

    BIB OBZ - SA Fiction As a young and brilliant artist, Arthur [Bailey] travelled to South Africa in the late 1890s to pursue his best friend's sister, the beautiful and engimatic Carwyn Hamilton. His subsequent revelations about Carwyn were to blight his life and torment him for decades afterwards."

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  • Author: Sithole Nkosinathi

    BIB OBZ- SA Fiction When Father Gumede, known as Priest, loses his job as a farmhand, he realises he can’t afford to love his neighbour as he does himself. Despondent and enraged, Priest cuts off all ties to the church and politics, determined to make a living. It will take a strange story written by his son Sandile – a comical, terrifying...

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  • Author: Paton, Alan

    BIB OBZ - SA Fiction The main character is Afrikaner policeman Pieter van Vlaanderen. While usually enforcing the country's laws, he eventually breaks the law, from both a legal and moral standpoint.

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  • Author: Coetzee, J. M.

    BIB OBZ - SA Fiction Professor David Lurie is divorced, filled with desire, but lacking in passion. When an affair with a student leaves him jobless, shunned by friends, and ridiculed by his ex-wife, he retreats to his daughter Lucy's smallholding. David's visit becomes an extended stay as he attempts to find meaning in his one remaining relationship. 

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  • Author: Dowling Finuela

    BIB OBZ - SA Fiction Poet John Carson is living in South Africa with his sister and niece while writing to his ex-lover, Theresa. While trying to drum up inspiration for his own poetry, John helps his single sister in the raising of his 9 year old niece, Sal. He also tries to make ends meet by working as the editor of a start-up poetry journal and...

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  • Author: Matthee Dalene

    BIB OBZ - SA Fiction A young man goes to work for a rival sawmill after he and his father have a falling out.

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