Shadow Game (Modern Classics)

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9780143185567: Shadow Game (Modern Classics)

'A web of laws had been spun to keep us apart'. So writes rising young Ray, public relations man for the Organisation, who is falling in love against all the taboos - with Victor, the country's most popular deejay, on Radio Bantu. The setting is Johannesburg in the Sixties, where such a high profile 'dirty case' can only play into the hands of the powers that be.

First published pseudonymously in 1972, Michael Power's frank, masterly exposure of the police-state brutality of that period may now appear without restriction both at home and abroad.

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Michael Power was born in 1933 in Pietermaritzburg, Natal and was educated at St. Aidan's in Grahamstown, where he took an honours degree in jurisprudence. In 1964, he was associated with the founding of Blue Crane Books in order to publish the works of Credo Mutwa. His first novel, Holiday, was published in 1962, followed by A Gathering of Golden Angels. Shadow Game was first published in 1972, in London. Michael Power now lives in retirement in his home town.

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