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Philida

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Philida by Andre Brink
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The year is 1832 and the Cape is rife with rumours about the liberation of slaves. Philida is the mother of four children by Francois Brink, the son of her master. /i> rancois has reneged on his promise to set her free and his father has ordered him to marry a white woman from a prominent family, selling Philida on to owners in the harsh country in the north. Unwilling to accept this fate, Philida tests the limits of her freedom by setting off on a journey. She travels across the great wilderness to the far north of Cape Town - determined to survive and be free. LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2012.

Author Biography

Andre Brink (1935 - 2015) was one of South Africa's most prominent writers and is the author of several novels, including A Dry White Season, Imaginings of Sand, The Rights of Desire, The Other Side of Silence and Philida. He has won South Africa's most important literay prize, the CNA Award, three times and has thrice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize.
Release date Australia
February 7th, 2013
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Vintage
Pages
320
Dimensions
129x198x23
ISBN-13
9780099578758
Product ID
20997851

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