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Cry, The Beloved Country

Cry, The Beloved Country

Author(s): Alan Paton

Location(s): Johannesburg

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Mid 20th Century



Many-layered messages of loss and faith, murder, redemption, and the Reverend Kumalo and his love for his people. A true classic.

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The descriptions of South Africa are vivid and so very authentic that you are there.

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021