Bitter Fruit: A Novel

Paperback | May 8, 2006

byAchmat Dangor

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Bitter Fruit is the story of Silas Ali, his wife, Lydia, andtheir friends and family in postapartheid South Africa as they try to movebeyond a past that is both painful and unresolved. It is also the story of theirson, Mikey, a young man whose own identity crisis, sexual adventuring and searchfor his biological father are about to explode.

Achmat Dangor ventures into territory no other South Africanwriter has entered. The bitter fruits of apartheid—rape, incest, murder—arerevealed in a riveting, brilliant portrait of a modern family struggling to livein a dysfunctional society.

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Bitter Fruit is the story of Silas Ali, his wife, Lydia, andtheir friends and family in postapartheid South Africa as they try to movebeyond a past that is both painful and unresolved. It is also the story of theirson, Mikey, a young man whose own identity crisis, sexual adventuring and searchfor his biological father are about to expl...

ACHMAT DANGOR was born in Johannesburg in 1948, the year theNationalist Party, the architects of apartheid, won power. Winner of manyliterary prizes, including the 1998 Herman Charles Bosman Prize for Kafka’sCurse, he is the author of three collections of poetry, a novella andshort story collection, and a novel. He currently lives with...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 1 inPublished:May 8, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0006393713

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