The Madonna of Excelsior

The Madonna of Excelsior

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A new novel by a towering presence in contemporary South African literature

In 1971, nineteen citizens of Excelsior in South Africa's white-ruled Free State were charged with breaking apartheid's Immorality Act, which forbade sex between blacks and whites. Taking this case as raw material for his alchemic imagination, Zakes Mda tells the story of a family at the heart of the scandal -and of a country in which apartheid concealed interracial

liaisons of every kind.… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 01, 2010)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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