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10 thoughts on “Rumours of Rain

  1. says:

    I will start with a little contextual background The Mookse and the Gripes group has chosen a historic Booker shortlist to discuss and evaluate in the way we have been discussing the most recent one and 1978 was the year that won the vote The 1978 prize was won by Iris Murdoch's The Sea the Sea which was a worthy winner but for me this book is almost as goodBrink's narrator Martin Mynhardt must have been constr

  2. says:

    There comes a day when for the first time violence is used not because it is unavoidable but because it is easier There comes a day when for

  3. says:

    I rate Rumours of Rain very highly I confess though that I haven’t read any Gordimer and very little Coetzee so this view of South African a

  4. says:

    And with this book the 1978 Booker shortlist ends with a whimper This started out promising but it soon became tir

  5. says:

    Well written complex shocking at times engaging A very intimate look into South Africa during apartheid from an unsympathetic Afrikaner's point of view The narrative unfolds slowly but it's well worth the time and effort Highly recommend

  6. says:

    35 starsThoughts to come

  7. says:

    I have to say this was a really hard read because I had such an early dislike for the main character not that one was supposed to feel that way but it was the nature of the person A historical perspective that I have never

  8. says:

    A great South African novel Very crafty with great dialogue and plot construction The hero is not a likeable guy but one sees a very important world through his eyes and his senses and his distorted cultural and political th

  9. says:

    Another life changing book that I read in my youth in a country that was at the time torn to shreds by Apartheid If I remember correctly the book may have been banned for a time making it even exciting to readI plan to re read it so as to observe my reactions to the content now that I am older and mature

  10. says:

    I am the biggest Brink Fan on the planet He is my favourite author so I am biased with all of his work Don't expect a balanced review from me As with all Brinks work the backdrop is apartheid South Africa and the stuggles of white and black alike

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CHARACTERS î JIMFORD.CO.UK ↠ André Brink

Hed bush Martin Mynhardt a wealthy Afrikaner plans a weekend at his old family farm But his visit coincides with a time of crisis in hi. 35 starsThoughts to come

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Winter in South Africa a time of searing drought angry stirrings in Soweto and the shadow of the Angolan conflict cast across the scorc. I will start with a little contextual background The Mookse and the Gripes group has chosen a historic Booker shortlist to discuss and evaluate in the way we have been discussing the most recent one and 1978 was the year that won the vote The 1978 prize was won by Iris Murdoch s The Sea the Sea which was a worthy winner but for me this book is almost as goodBrink s narrator Martin Mynhardt must have been constructed to personify the most unpalatable elements of apartheid South Africa and its Afrikaner ruling class He is a rich and successful businessman and mine owner who is arrogant insensitive exploitative and

CHARACTERS î JIMFORD.CO.UK ↠ André Brink

S personal life In a few days the security of a lifetime is destroyed and Mynhardt is left to face the wreckage of his future back cove. Another life changing book that I read in my youth in a country that was at the time torn to shreds by Apartheid If I remember correctly the book may have been banned for a time making it even exciting to readI plan to re read it so as to observe my reactions to the content now that I am older and mature