A COLOSSUS REVISITED, featuring 3 stories, A Walk in the Night, The Stone Country, Time of the Butcherbird

: la Guma (A.)

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336pp., paperback, Pietermaritzburg, 2015

 

Foreword by Albie Sachs. Introduction by Lindsay Johns.

Includes the essay, "Glimpses of my Marriage to Alex" by Blanche La Guma.

Writer Alex La Guma (1925-1985) was a leader of the South African Coloured People's Organisation (SACPO), a member of the South African Communist Party, and a defendant in the 1956 Treason Trial. He left South Africa for the UK in 1966 and spent the rest of his life in exile. He was chief representative of the African National Congress in the Caribbean and was living in Havanna when he died.