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Product details

  • Paperback: 544 pages
  • Publisher: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press (30 Oct. 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9781869141608
  • ISBN-13: 978-1869141608
  • ASIN: 1869141601
  • Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 3 x 22.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 7,590,303 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'What a delight to read a book about post-1994 South Africa that explores its subject in such a rambunctious, hilarious, thoughtful and enthralling way. Magenta is Afroreality:an unflinching examination of our (both black and white) foibles, prejudices, stupidities and occasional touches of nobility.' William Saunderson-Meyer, Columnist

About the Author

Denis Beckett is widely recognised as 'that guy who was on television'. He was the editor of the prestigious Frontline magazine for many years and has been a columnist and commentator in print, on radio and TV. His long-running actuality TV series, 'Beckett's Trek', was a South African favourite. Magenta is his first novel.

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