Fair. 1, 247 pages. Softcover. Reading copy. FICTION. Adventurers, scoundrels and missionaries. A story of an Afrikaner family in South Africa. The main setting of this extraordinary novel is the stunnng landscape of South Africa, but vivid episodes also take place in Indonesia, France, Holland and England. The dramatic presentation of actual and fictional characters in a background of historical events is a narrative technique of which Mr. Michener has long been the acknowledge master-and never more powerfully than here. (Key Words: Historical Fiction, Pulitzer Prize Winners, James Michener, South Africa, Afrikaners).
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