Cry, the Beloved Country
By (author) Alan Paton
Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
Book Description"Cry, the Beloved Country" is a beautifully told and profoundly compassionate story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set in the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940s. The book is written with such keen empathy and understanding that to read it is to share fully in the gravity of the characters' situations. It both touches your heart deeply and inspires a renewed faith in the dignity of mankind. "Cry, the Beloved Country" is a classic tale, passionately African, timeless and universal, and beyond all, selfless.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780756940782
(193mm x 130mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Alan Paton
Cry, the Beloved Country, Hardback (November 2003)
"The deeply moving story of the Zulu pastor, Stephen Kumalo and his son, Absalom, set against the background of a land and a people riven by racial injustice"--Jacket.
Ah, But Your Land is Beautiful, Paperback (August 2002)» View all books by Alan Paton
This powerful novel - the first of a trilogy - is set in South Africa in the 1950s, time of the Passive Resistance campaign, the Sophiatown removals, the emergence of the Liberal Party, and the early stages of the Nationalist government's Apartheid policy.
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