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By Andre Brink

ISBN-10: 068803134X

ISBN-13: 9780688031343

ISBN-10: 1402211090

ISBN-13: 9781402211096

The 12 months is 1749, whilst the Boers governed South Africa. And so it has come to his Baas's ultimate command to his Hottentot slave Adam, to flog his mom, simply because she refuses to prune the master's winery as a way to attend her personal loved mother's funeral. And whilst he refuses to take action, and his Baas smashes his face with a section of wooden, Adam activates him, and beats him nearly to dying. Then he flees to South Africa's veld. There he involves the rescue of Elizabeth, a white girl, and the one individual to outlive her husband's day trip within the tremendous South African inside. by myself and terrified, she pleads with the runaway slave to deliver her again to the Cape and her domestic. Adam is of the same opinion simply because he believes through rescuing Elizabeth, he'll be presented his personal freedom.

This, then is the lovely tale in their trek jointly, how they locate in one another their mutual desire and humanity, and at last how their days jointly develop into an unforgettable, smooth love tale.

Shortlisted for the 1976 Booker Prize

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