The Cardinals, with Meditations and Short Stories
A novella and seven stories by a black South African writer. The title novella is on a woman who at birth is sold by her mother to a childless couple and who runs away when the stepfather begins molesting her. Eventually she obtains a job as a reporter on a black newspaper, where she finds love. Through her eyes is seen the struggle against apartheid.
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THE CARDINALSUser Review - Kirkus
For the first time in book form, a posthumous novella plus seven very short pieces by noted black South African writer Head- -stories that are generally more suggestive of ideas to be developed later ... Read full review
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