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Triomf

Author: Marlene Van Niekerk; Leon De Kock
Publisher: London : Abacus, 2000, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A family of Afrikaaners belonging to the white underclass wait in trepidation for the first democratic elections in South Africa after apartheid. Both serious and funny, Triomf examines the effect apartheid had on those it was supposed to benefit.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Black humor (Literature)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marlene Van Niekerk; Leon De Kock
ISBN: 0349112347 9780349112343
OCLC Number: 43820460
Language Note: Translated from the Afrikaans.
Notes: Originally published: London : Little, Brown, 1999.
Description: 582 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Triomf.
Responsibility: by Marlene van Niekerk ; translated by Leon de Kock.

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* The paperback publication of a significant literary debut from a striking new talent* Offers a fresh perspective on South African life: neither black nor rich white, but the forgotten in-betweens  Read more...

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Although Triomf is a startlingly comic yet salutary reminder of the sustenance racism gives to class inequalities, it stops short of representing the social rehabilitation of South Africa's poor Read more...

 
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