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Bloodsong and other stories of South Africa

Ernst Havemann

Bloodsong and other stories of South Africa

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Published by Polestar Press in Winlaw, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • South Africa -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementErnst Havemann.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination134 p. ;
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20840829M
    ISBN 100919591418
    OCLC/WorldCa19972219

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The title story, "Bloodsong," was something I'd seen previously in an anthology, the Heinemann Book of Contemporary South African Short Stories. Set in Zululand and narrated by an adult describing an event from his boyhood, it tied together youth, a bit of history, the meeting of people from two cultures, Afrikaans and Zulu, respect for another Cited by: 1.

Get this from a library. Bloodsong and other stories of South Africa. [Ernst Havemann] -- An extraordinary voice tells these 11 stories, making use of familiar words in unfamiliar order and adding details so pungent that time and place are pinned in a sentence.

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