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Too Late The Phalarope

Too Late The Phalarope

Author(s): Alan Paton

Location(s): South Africa

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Mid 20th Century



Novel set in South Africa and demonstrates through the lives of ordinary people the inhuman quality of South African apartheid.
Racial segregation is odious in concept, impossible in application. To prove it, Paton tells us the story of Pieter, a white policeman, who has an affair with a native girl. He is betrayed and reported, and thus brings shame on himself and his family.

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