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The book of war

Author: James Whyle
Publisher: Auckland Park : Jacana Media, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Book of War tells the story of a child who comes to manhood in the forge of war. With inescapable prophecies locked quietly in the terse lines, it shines an uneasy light on how South Africa started to become what it is.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Whyle
ISBN: 9781431403479 1431403474
OCLC Number: 794370710
Description: ix, 264 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: James Whyle.

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The book of war tells the story of a boy who comes to manhood in a war. William Kentridge has called it, "a rare feast", and Rian Malan, "a very good book, possibly great." An illiterate European  Read more...

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"A very good book, possibly great." --Rian Malan, author, " My Traitor's Heart" "A rare feast." --William Kentridge, South African artist

 
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