Andre Brink


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    Historical

    Feb-2013

    "This is what it is to be a slave: that everything is decided for you from out there. You just got to listen and do as they tell you. You don’t say no. You don’t ask questions. You just do what they tell you. But far at the back of your head you ...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2008

    A 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 ye...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2006

    A magical novel from a world class writer about a remarkable historical figure.In his early years, growing up on a Dutch farm in the deep interior of the southern African Cape, Cupido Cockroach became the greatest drinker, liar, fornicator and fighte...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2005

    Chris Minaar is a distinguished South African writer who has lost his gift for the word. That is, until, he meets Rachel, a woman destined to become the great love of his life, a love greater for being unfulfilled. Before I Forget is the final act of...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2003

    With years of abuse behind her and a bleak future ahead, a young German woman dreams of her country's colony in South-West Africa. When she learns of the women being transported to the colony to attend to the needs of male settlers, Hanna X takes the...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2001

    Ruben Olivier leads an isolated existence in a Cape Town suburb. His wife has died, one of his sons has settled in Australia, and the other wants to emigrate to Canada. The only constants in Ruben's life are the old family home, the ghost of a sevent...

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    Fantasy

    Mar-1999

    When Flip Lochner, a seedy, tired journalist fleeing a failed marriage, sees a beautiful woman with four breasts in Devil's Valley, he thinks it's a mirage. But then a man called Lukas Death stands before him. So begins Lochner's search for the truth...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1996

    When expatriate Afrikaner Kristien Muller hears of her grandmother's impending death, she ends her self-imposed exile in London and returns to the South Africa she thought she'd escaped. But irrevocable change is sweeping the land, and reality itself...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1994

    The South Africa of 1739 provides the backdrop for the picaresque escapades of wandering adventurer Estienne Barbier as he searches for a lost treasure, seduces women, fosters rebellion, and tries to deal with the hypocrisy of the colonial leaders....

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1993

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1992

    From the internationally acclaimed author of A Dry White Season comes a riveting thriller about apartheid that encompasses all the racial and political strata of contemporary South Africa. Two lovers and fellow terrorists attempt to assassinate their...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-1989

    Three stories set against a series of documentary accounts of South African politics and current affairs since 1985. It is constructed as a patchwork of opinion, fiction and history which develops to an emotional climax by this prize-winning author....

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1985

    The year is 1749, when the Boers ruled South Africa. And so it has come to his Baas&'s final command to his Hottentot slave Adam, to flog his mother, because she refuses to prune the master&'s vineyard in order to attend her own beloved mother&'s fun...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1985

    Helping to research her lover's film on the great plague, Andrea returns to Provence. However, her journey becomes more a trip of personal discovery than one of pure academic research as she begins to enjoy more and more of the idyllic lifestyle. Tra...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1984

    Martin Mynhardt seems invincible. Violence surrounds him, yet he remains unscathed: a woman asks him the time, then leaps in front of a train; after a mine riot, he watches hoses sweep scattered body parts off the floor. Just before the shocking viol...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1982

    On a farm near the Cape Colony in the early nineteenth century, a slave rebellion kills three and leaves eleven others condemned to death. The rebellion's leader, Galant, was raised alongside the boys who would become his masters. His first victim, N...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1980

    As startling and powerful as when first published more than two decades ago, Andre Brink's classic novel, A Dry White Season, is an unflinching and unforgettable look at racial intolerance, the human condition, and the heavy price of morality. Ben Du...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-1975

    Banned for many years in the author's native South Africa, Looking on Darkness tells the story of actor Joseph Malan as he awaits execution for the murder of his white lover. André Brink panders to no one's political, ideological or religious belief...

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    General Fiction

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