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Delicately written and full of pain
on 18 July 2012
This.novel is set in an imaginary South Africa in 1980 or so. A white family has been taken by their black servant July to his village for safety following urban rioting. They all have a hard time adjusting. What's good and what's bad in their past is alike destroyed.
This is delicately writes and plotted. The pain caused by apartheid on a human level comes through very clearly.