The winner of the 1985 Whitbread Prize for Fiction. Searching for the legendary gold spirited away by President Kruger in order to found an earthly ...Show synopsisThe winner of the 1985 Whitbread Prize for Fiction. Searching for the legendary gold spirited away by President Kruger in order to found an earthly paradise, renegade priest Theodore Blanchaille moves from pulpit to black township, from Johannesburg's fortress prison to the underworld of Soho.Hide synopsis
Description:Very Good. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall. An extremely attractive...Very Good. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall. An extremely attractive book, witty and fast-moving and densely imagined' Sunday Times 'Boldly conceived, highly original...It's grey, streaked with crimson, shot through with that dream gold. ' Norman Shrapnel, Guardian 'It's Hope's insistence on doing things the unexpected way that have made him the celebrated writer he is. ' Sunday Express 'Hope's invention never flags and his scathing intelligence forcefully points up the sheer, outrageous contradictions of the system. ' Mary Hope, Spectator 'The dazzling control of image and metaphor makes it a brilliant literary disquisition on dreams and truth, as well as on South Africa. '
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