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Cry, the beloved country —Paton, Alan.

Story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set in the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940s.

Master Harold-- and the boys

Athol Fugard's searing coming of age masterpiece set in apartheid era South Africa. On a rainy afternoon in his mother's tea house, lonely 17 year-old Hally and Sam and Willie, two middle-aged black servants, share idyll...

Disgrace —Coetzee, J. M., 1940-

A heartbreaking novel about a man and his daughter, Disgrace is a portrait of the new South Africa that is ultimately about grace and love.

The last hunt —Meyer, Deon, author.

"When a cold case dossier lands on Captain Benny Griessel's desk, he and his partner Vaughn Cupido, fellow member of the Hawks elite police unit in South Africa, reluctantly set to work reviewing the evidence of the disa...

Wanda —Nontshokweni, Sihle, author.

Eight-year-old Wanda is unhappy due to the endless mocking of her hair by the boys at school, but when Makhulu (grandmother) shares her grooming secrets and stories of beautiful women with locks just like Wanda, she real...

Whitethorn —Courtenay, Bryce, 1933-2012

The time is 1939. White South Africa is a deeply divided nation with many of the Afrikaner people fanatically opposed to the English. The world is also on the brink of war and South Africa elects to fight for the Allied ...

Hum if you don't know the words —Marais, Bianca, 1976- author.

"Perfect for readers of The secret life of bees and The help, a perceptive and searing look at Apartheid-era South Africa, told through one unique family brought together by tragedy. Life under Apartheid has created a s...

The power of one —Courtenay, Bryce, 1933-2012.
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2000
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First with the head and then with the heart. So says Hoppie Groenewald, boxing champion, to a 7-year-old boy who dreams of being the welterweight champion of the world. For the young Peekay, it is a piece of advice he wi...

The year the gypsies came —Glass, Linzi Alex.

In Johannesburg, South Africa, in the late 1960s, twelve-year-old Emily, who longs for affection from her quarreling parents, finds comfort in the stories of a Zulu servant and in her friendship with a young houseguest w...

A beautiful place to die : a novel —Nunn, Malla.

Jacob's Rest, a tiny town on the border between South Africa and Mozambique, 1952. An Afrikaner police officer is found dead. Detective Emmanuel Cooper, an Englishman, begins investigating the murder following a trail of...

Escape from Pretoria

The true story of Tim Jenkin and Stephen Lee, young, white South Africans branded 'terrorists' and imprisoned in 1978 for working covert operations for Nelson Mandela's banned ANC. Incaracerated in Pretoria Maximum Secur...

The impostor —Galgut, Damon, 1963-

After losing his home and job, Adam moves into an abandoned house outside of the city. Adam's life is soon transformed when he meets the wealthy Canning--a shadowy figure from his childhood--and Canning's wife.

Cobra —Meyer, Deon.

A triple homicide in the picturesque Franschhoek wine valley and the deaths of two security guards who were interrogating a Cape Town pickpocket embroil detective Benny Griessel in an increasingly complex case.

Let the dead lie : a novel —Nunn, Malla.

A stunning novel about murder, power, and a dangerous South African underworld. Cooper works undercover surveillance on the seedy Durban docks, but when a young boy is brutally murdered he must elude the police to conduc...

The girl from the train —Joubert, Irma, author.
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2016
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"A sweeping international love story that celebrates the triumph of the human spirit over the inhumanities of war and prejudice. Six-year-old Gretl and her sister jump from a train bound for Auschwitz, her mother and gra...

Lost in the stars

Stephen Kumalo, a black South African minister searches the unfamiliar back alleys and shanty towns of Johannesburg for his son, Absalom. But Kumalo's unwavering faith is put to the test when he finds Absalom in jail fac...

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