Book :: Cry, the Beloved Country

Cry, the Beloved Country
By: Alan Paton
Pages: 320
Published: 1948
Genre(s): Africa
Historical Fiction
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Cry, the Beloved Country is a beautifully told and profoundly compassionate story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set in the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940s. The book is written with such keen empathy and understanding that to read it is to share fully in the gravity of the characters' situations. It both touches your heart deeply and inspires a renewed...

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Excellent book, I really enjoyed the story and narrative.

Dec 31st, 2021

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loved every word!

Apr 5th, 2018

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