Banned for many years in the author's native South Africa, Looking On Darkness tells the story of black actor Joseph Malan as he awaits execution for the murder of his white lover.
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"A brave and important novel - linguistically exciting, continually perceptive about society gone mad, fiercely angry about cruelty." - TLS
"Peter Carey--Garcia Marquez--Alexander Solzhenitsyn: André Brink must be considered with that class of writer." - GuardianAbout the Author:
André Brink was born in South Africa in 1935. His novels have been translated into 29 languages. He is Professor of English at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.
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Book Description Fontana Paperbacks, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6540112