Mating Birds – Lewis Nkosi

R60.00

“The story of a young South African black man obsessed with an English girl whom he encounters on the segregated Durban beachfront is told from the narrator’s prison cell in this classic African novel. Although no words are exchanged, a connection develops between the two mismatched lovers, leading to an intense and ambiguous sexual encounter. He is charged with rape and receives the death sentence. Reconstructing his own history, his obsession with the girl, and his court proceedings, the narrator offers a powerful examination of the warped racial morality and brutality of apartheid.”

Price: R60.00

Edition: Reprint

Published: 2004

Publishers: Kwela Books

ISBN: 0795701713

Condition: Paperback in good condition, with shelf wear around the edges and top and bottom of the spine. Spine faded. Internally in very good condition – very clean and tightly bound.

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“The story of a young South African black man obsessed with an English girl whom he encounters on the segregated Durban beachfront is told from the narrator’s prison cell in this classic African novel. Although no words are exchanged, a connection develops between the two mismatched lovers, leading to an intense and ambiguous sexual encounter. He is charged with rape and receives the death sentence. Reconstructing his own history, his obsession with the girl, and his court proceedings, the narrator offers a powerful examination of the warped racial morality and brutality of apartheid.”

Price: R60.00

Edition: Reprint

Published: 2004

Publishers: Kwela Books

ISBN: 0795701713

Condition: Paperback in good condition, with shelf wear around the edges and top and bottom of the spine. Spine faded. Internally in very good condition – very clean and tightly bound.

Additional information

Weight 300 g