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Age of Iron
An old lady is told that she has cancer, it has affected her bones. She has got a daughter who is now living in the United States, far from South ...
Boyhood: Scenes from Provincial Life
It's South Africa in the 50s, and John is a first-in-his-class high school student with an afrikaner last name in a classroom of English boys. He feel...
Set in South Africa, a middle-aged caucasian professor disgraces himself by having an affair with beautiful but much younger female student. The scan...
Susan Barton, an English woman looking for her lost daughter in Brazil, finds herself lost in an island where she meets Robinson Crusoe and his serva...
In the heart of the country
Magda, a farmer in then colonial South Africa, is jealous of his old father's mistress, who also happens to be the servant Henrik's wife. So Magda wri...
Life and Times of Michael K
The story of Michael K is set in South Africa during the 70s when civil war is taking place. At first the reader could think that this is a book about...
The Master of Petersburg
The main character, 19th Century author Fyodor Dostoyevski, travels from his exile back to St. Petersburg to understand the death of his son Pavel. Fy...
Waiting for the barbarians
The Magistrate lives peacefully in a garrison of the Empire located in the frontier of a country (South Africa is never mentioned, though suggested), ...
In this second volume of memoirs (the first being 'Boyhood'), John is a Math and English student in Capetown, hoping to flee the country (which is in ...
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