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it started out good but got dragged down by a stiff plot and overdone magical realism. commentary on the traditional caste system in botswana was interesting. the submissiveness undertone is a bummer. i like where bessie head's heart is at. Read full review
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A brilliant novella by Bessie Head, portraying how the arrival of an unassuming female San/Basarwa (Kalahari Bushman) teacher wreaks havoc in a Botswana village by stirring up racism and hatred among ... Read full review
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