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Cape of storms: the first life of Adamastor : a story

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He is the chieftain leader of the Khoikhoi, a nomadic people derogatorily called "Hottentot"' by European colonists. She is a white woman left behind by Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama's crew when they rounded Africa's southern tip in 1498. Their romance is the core of this powerful novella.According to Portuguese myth, Zeus turned Adamastor into the rocky cape of the South African peninsula. Andr Brink's parable suggests that white Europeans have punished native Africans in the same way. With this novel, Brink takes us to the heart of the relationships that define South Africa'smodern history."Peter Carey, Garcia Marquez, Solzhenitsyn: Andr Brink must be considered with that class of writer." -Guardian
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067179907
9781402232282
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Grouping Title cape of storms the first life of adamastor a story
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Last Grouping Update 2018-08-11 04:21:02AM
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subject_facet Adamastor (Legendary character) -- Fiction, Electronic books, Fables, Fantasy fiction, Historical fiction, South Africa -- Fiction
title_display Cape of storms : the first life of Adamastor : a story
title_full Cape of storms : the first life of Adamastor : a story / by André Brink, Cape of storms : the first life of Adamastor : a story [electronic resource] / André Brink
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