An inside take a look at apartheid-era South Africa

This month, the Alternative E-book Membership is studying a couple of nation’s sophisticated historical past by the eyes of two compelling narrators: Magnificence, a Xhosa girl within the Bantu homeland of the Transkei, and Robin, a 10-year-old white lady residing in Johannesburg. 

Hum If You Don’t Know the Phrases by Bianca Marais takes place in apartheid-era South Africa, the place stress and racial injustice devastate the lives of the e-book’s two narrators. Marais, who grew up in South Africa, crafts a strong story of ache and injustice impressed by a few of her personal experiences as a toddler below apartheid.

“Radiant…a stirring ode to a rustic’s painful maturation.” 

O, The Oprah Journal

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