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Author:

Can Themba

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Subject:

General Fiction

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Modern Classics

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General & Literary Fiction

Language:

English

Publication Year:

28/06/2007

ISBN:

9780143185482

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No artist will ever be content to substitute the noise of war for the music of his soul, wrote the South African Can Themba, the star turn of the Sophiatown Renaissance of the 1950s. This work presents twenty-five short stories and sketches from the creative side of his career, including The Suit - his most anthologised and adapted work.

Key Features
Author(s)Can Themba
PublisherPenguin Books (SA) (Pty) Ltd
Date of Publication28/06/2007
Language(s)English
FormatPaperback
ISBN-100143185489
ISBN-139780143185482
GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
Series TitleModern Classics

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Place of PublicationParklands
Country of PublicationSouth Africa
ImprintThe Penguin Group (SA) (Pty) Ltd
Out-of-print date12/10/2011
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Dimensions
Weight180 g
Width133 mm
Height201 mm
Spine15 mm
Pagination180

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Format DetailsB-format paperback

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Author BiographyCan Themba (1924-1967) South African short-story writer. In 1966, while he was working as a teacher in Swaziland, he was declared a 'statutory communist' and his work was banned in South Africa. Only in the 1980s did it become freely available with the publication of two collections, The Will to Die (1972) and The World of Can Themba (1985).

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Requiem for Sophiatown (Modern Classics)

ISBN : 9780143185482
Title : Requiem for Sophiatown (Modern Classics)
Authors : Themba, Can
Binding : Paperback
Publisher : Penguin Books
Publication Date : Jan 1 2006
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