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Margaret von Klemperer Reviews A Quiet Kind of Courage by Anthony Schneider

A Quiet Kind of CourageVerdict: carrot

THE struggle has become unfashionable in South African novel writing, particularly where it relates to white people. There is, inevitably, a degree of disappointment with some of the outcomes, a sense that even where whites did play a role, there should be guilt that there weren’t more of them and an acknowledgement that blacks played the bigger part. In fact, it is a minefield for writers of fiction.

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