There are various different characters in this novel, which make it as interesting.
After this, the story wrapped itself around me- as I was transported- Mda is a very poetic writer- and his pacing is perfect in this book.
The second reading only confirmed why the first time I had read it stayed with me and haunted me for years.
Great read! One of the most original novels I've read, be that in its content or in its form. Mda is a real master!Published 7 months ago by Pedro A. Penha Brasil
It was a beautiful book in an ugly scene. The writing had a folk or mythological tone which only added to its attractions. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Sam LaFoy
But, it does convey the difficulties of the characters. I thought it would be more descriptive of Africa as a whole, but instead it is all about the 2 main characters, who are... Read morePublished 18 months ago by SP
Mad wrote a spacious encounter of apartheid rule in south Africa. The novel draws readers in a pragmatic method revealing the jovial yet saddening reality of oppression. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Adedamola Fashokun
Don't know what to think about this novel. I was little afraid because few weeks ago I've read Mda's "The Wale Caller" which I really didn't like. Read morePublished on April 28, 2009 by Milan R.
This book is simply great, it was a lot more than i had expected...i recomend it very much to anyone who is looking for an intersting piece that explores what the end of of one of... Read morePublished on December 13, 2006 by Victor Perez