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Time of the Butcherbird Alex La Guma

Time of the Butcherbird

Alex La Guma

Published January 1st 1987
ISBN : 9780435907587
Paperback
128 pages
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Out on the flat, featureless South African veld, a small mining town is waiting for rain. As the oppressive summer wears on, the white Afrikaner townspeople seem to be unaware of the storm brewing out on the plain. Out in the bush, a shepherd recallsMoreOut on the flat, featureless South African veld, a small mining town is waiting for rain. As the oppressive summer wears on, the white Afrikaner townspeople seem to be unaware of the storm brewing out on the plain. Out in the bush, a shepherd recalls the riddle of the butcherbird.