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  • Rumours of Rain
  • André Brink
  • English
  • 09 February 2017
  • 9780006540137

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free download Ý eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ André Brink Rumours of Rain review ↠ 103 André Brink ✓ 3 characters 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 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 apartheid has probably been very well fictionalisedfactionalised elsewhere It s unusual to come across a story where from start to finish the narrator our eyes and ears is the most reviled character Once I had a true feel for Martin Mynhardt as apologist for the spurious justification of apartheid I felt as reader actively engaged in seeing through the nonsense being promoted I found this a great narrative deviceMy only criticism of Rumours of Rain is that the odious main character Martin Mynhardt so openly revealed as a narcissist exploitative in every respect is loved by Bernard Franken and Bea Fiorini and marries Elise Surely Martin would not be surrounded by good people In the case of his son Louis this is convincing we cannot choose our parents or children and the fractured relationship between father and son concluded as expectedThat said I read a sports tennis booksemi autobiography this summer 2016 A Handful of Summers It was written in 1978 by a South African tennis player Gordon Forbes I hated it My review at the time mentioned recurrent sexism bordering on misogyny throughout Martin Mynhardt s musings on women sounded familiar P424 if one cannot reach one s goal with a woman within a reasonable time the relationship becomes uneconomical the investment too large for the eventual returnsIn A handful of Summers the author freely acknowledges that he picked up the women overlooked by his much better mannered and gracious friend And here we have Martin taking advantage of goodwill by association with his friend BernardReading this twenty five years after apartheid s end I suspect I felt rather less despair than I would have in 1978 It didn t make the book any less enjoyable and probably even so than had I read Rumours of Rain on release

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Rumours of Rain

free download Ý eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ André Brink Rumours of Rain review ↠ 103 André Brink ✓ 3 characters 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 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 experienced and I feel I learned an incredible amount by reading Thesaurus of the Senses really hard The Couette and the Boarding School 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 experienced and I feel I learned an incredible amount by Imagimorphia reading

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free download Ý eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ André Brink Rumours of Rain review ↠ 103 André Brink ✓ 3 characters 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