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The catastrophist : a novel

Author: Ronan Bennett
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [1999], 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A romance between two journalists in 1960s Africa disintegrates over politics. She is an Italian who supports the Congolese war of independence against Belgium, he is an Irishman who sides with the whites. She takes a black lover, he a white one. A study in decolonization by an Irish writer.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bennett, Ronan.
Catastrophist.
New York : Simon & Schuster, [1999], 1997
(OCoLC)647637774
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronan Bennett
ISBN: 0684863340 9780684863344
OCLC Number: 41176677
Description: 332 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Ronan Bennett.
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A romance between two journalists in 1960s Africa disintegrates over politics. She is an Italian who supports the Congolese war of independence against Belgium, he is an Irishman who sides with the whites. She takes a black lover, he a white one. A study in decolonization by an Irish writer.

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