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Other Lives André Brink

Other Lives

André Brink

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ISBN : 9781402226038
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PpIn just one morning, he forgot who he was.../p pThree provocative and interconnected stories from one of the worlds greatest living writers#58- /p pA white painter in Africa comes to his studio in the afternoon. On his doorstep, he sees a womanMorePpIn just one morning, he forgot who he was.../p pThree provocative and interconnected stories from one of the worlds greatest living writers#58- /p pA white painter in Africa comes to his studio in the afternoon. On his doorstep, he sees a woman with curly hair and a dark complexion. He has never seen her before, but she embraces him. As he steps past her, two strange children rush to his feet yelling Daddy! This family welcomes him home, but he knows none of them. /p pOn the other side of Cape Town, a white man pulls himself out of bed and toward his mirror, where he is confronted by his suddenly black face./p pA concert pianist falls passionately in love with the celebrated singer he works beside, but cannot bring himself to touch her, until one night they sit down to eat dinner, and look up to see themselves surrounded by armed men./p pIn this new novel, Andre Brink is at his best, exploring the fractured yet globalized world where we find ourselves and our lives transformed./p puPRAISE FOR ANDRE BRINK /u/p pSouth African novelist Brink is a master stylist.br bPublishers Weekly/b/p pBrink describes calamities and absurdities of the apartheid system with a cold lucidity that in no way interferes with high emotion and daring flights of the imagination. br bMario Vargas Llosa, New York Times Book Review/b/p pOne of the most important and prolific voices from South Africa.br bLibrary Journal/b/p pIf you want to get the feeling of South Africa, as strongly as Camus gives you the feeling of Algiers, you will turn to Andr Brink.br bTribune/b/p pBrink writes feelingly of South Africathe land, theblack, the white, the terrible beauty and tragedy that lies therein.br bPublishers Weekly/b/p pBrink is a hard-eyed storyteller.br bPhiladelphia Inquirer/b/p