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Waiting for Leila

Author: Achmat Dangor
Publisher: Randburg, South Africa : Ravan Press, 1995.
Series: Ravan writers series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Samad's search for Leila is an odyssey through a world where the jackhammers are destroying more than bricks and mortar: they are tearing into the souls of people, brutalising them, leaving them with hearts as empty as the shop windows in Hanover Street. Waiting for Leila is a powerful indictment of a way of life to which so many were condemned; but despite this, as Samad says: 'Our ghosts are ineradicable.'.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Achmat Dangor
ISBN: 0869754718 9780869754719
OCLC Number: 33318487
Description: 140 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents: Waiting for Leila --
The homecoming --
Jobman --
A strange romance --
The visit --
In the shadow of paradise.
Series Title: Ravan writers series.
Responsibility: Achmat Dangor.

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Samad's search for Leila is an odyssey through a world where the jackhammers are destroying more than bricks and mortar: they are tearing into the souls of people, brutalising them, leaving them with hearts as empty as the shop windows in Hanover Street. Waiting for Leila is a powerful indictment of a way of life to which so many were condemned; but despite this, as Samad says: 'Our ghosts are ineradicable.'.

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