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  • Brink, Andre.
    WRITING IN A STATE OF SIEGE: Essays on Politics and Literature.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Summit Books, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - First book of nonfiction by this internationally acclaimed South African writer. Topics range from apartheid to Mahatma Gandhi, censorship, the position of the Afrikaans writer and more. ISBN: 0-671-47751x.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 16502
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  • PROMISED LAND. by Schoeman, Karl.
    Schoeman, Karl.
    PROMISED LAND.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Summit Books, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel by this award-winning Afrikaans writer to be published in English. Originally published in 1978, this was reissued because changing circumstances in South Africa made it even more relevant - it presents a picture of South Africa in what was then 20 or 30 years in the future, with the former privileged ruling class of whites barely managing to survive - a warning of the consequences of apartheid (or of any misrule). Graham Greene described this novel as "a South African 1984" Translated by Marion V. Freedman. 205 pp. ISBN: 0-671-644254.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 63776
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  • van Heerden, Etienne.
    THE LONG SILENCE OF MARIO SALVIATI.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: HarperCollins, 2003. First edition - Novel of greed, goldfever, black magic and feuding families set in a remote mountain town of South Africa. Winner of the WA Hofmeyer Prize for best Afrikaans literature. Translated by Catherine Knox.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy)

    Book ID: 22931
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