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Betrayal

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by
Adriaan van Dis (Author) and Ina Rilke (Translator)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Mulder, a Dutchman, returns at last to South Africa, his memories scattered by forty years and two strokes.

Once he fought to free the country from apartheid; now he finds its people asking whether years of democracy have left them any better off. The village where his friend Donald – a comrade from his Fraternite days – lives is as segregated as ever: fishermen struggle to eke out a living and kids wreck their brains with crystal meth.

Tensions are high: Donald wages a campaign against the local mayor; every day the whites add inches to their perimeter fences. So when Mulder and Donald attempt to help a young tik-head get clean against his will, their muddled good intentions can only be misunderstood…

Mulder, a Dutchman, returns at last to South Africa, his memories scattered by forty years and two strokes.

Once he fought to free the country from apartheid; now he finds its people asking whether years of democracy have left them any better off. The village where his friend Donald – a comrade from his Fraternite days – lives is as segregated as ever: fishermen struggle to eke out a living and kids wreck their brains with crystal meth.

Tensions are high: Donald… (more)

Mulder, a Dutchman, returns at last to South Africa, his memories scattered by forty years and two strokes.

Once he fought to free the country from apartheid; now he finds its people asking whether years of democracy have left them any better off. The village where his friend Donald – a comrade from his Fraternite days – lives is as segregated as ever: fishermen struggle to eke out a living and kids wreck their brains with crystal meth.

Tensions are high: Donald wages a campaign against the local mayor; every day the whites add inches to their perimeter fences. So when Mulder and Donald attempt to help a young tik-head get clean against his will, their muddled good intentions can only be misunderstood…

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