This month, the Alternative Ebook Membership is studying a few nation’s difficult historical past by the eyes of two compelling narrators: Magnificence, a Xhosa lady within the Bantu homeland of the Transkei, and Robin, a 10-year-old white woman residing in Johannesburg.
Hum If You Don’t Know the Phrases by Bianca Marais takes place in apartheid-era South Africa, the place stress and racial injustice devastate the lives of the ebook’s two narrators. Marais, who grew up in South Africa, crafts a strong story of ache and injustice impressed by a few of her personal experiences as a baby underneath apartheid.
“Radiant…a stirring ode to a rustic’s painful maturation.”
O, The Oprah Journal
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