The first book by a South African who has worked as a journalist in both his native country and the United States. It offers a black and Afrikaaner view of South Africa, expressed through the medium of a reporter's anguished conscience.
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"Rian Malan has written a tragic masterpiece and a classic of our time" ( Time Out)
" My Traitor's Heart is a tremendous book about candour, honour and race, a witness-bearing act of the rarest courage. No one who reads it could ever forget it" ( Michael Herr)
"A tortured, mesmerising attempt to capture exactly the conflicts of [Malan’s] upbringing, conflicts that went to the soul of the emerging nation." ( Guardian)
"The remorseless exercise of a reporter's anguished conscience gives us a South Africa we thought we knew all about: but we knew nothing" (John Le Carre)
"A great swirling devil of a book and it is equal in every way to its vast subject - the black and white country of the heart" (Don DeLillo)
Hailed as a masterpiece around the world, this exploration of apartheid’s legacy is horrifying yet beautiful, harrowing yet hopeful.
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Book Description Vintage, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Very Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. Though second-hand, the book is still in very good shape. Minimal signs of usage may include very minor creasing on the cover or on the spine. Bookseller Inventory # CHL1812456
Book Description Vintage Books, 1991. Book Condition: Fair. 1st Printing. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP92726501
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001694168
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR004310068
Book Description Vintage, London, 1990. äusserlich bestossen, 425 S., paperback, kart. "Here is truth telling at ist most exemplary and courageous" (John Le Carré). en 600 (dt.EA Reinbek 1990 u.d.T. "Mein Verräterherz"). Bookseller Inventory # 67850