ALEX LA GUMA, the exile years 1966-1985, selected writings

: Lee (C.) ed.

R 325.00
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529pp., illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2024


A collection of political and cultural commentary, literary criticism, interviews and memoir, as well as five stories and a play.

Activist and writer Alex La Guma (1925-1985) was leader of the South African Coloured People’s Organisation (SACPO), a member of the South African Communist Party and the African National Congress and one of the Treason Trialists. He went into exile in the UK in 1966, and later served as the ANC’s diplomatic representative for Latin America and the Caribbean in Cuba, where he died. His books include A Walk in the Night, In the Fog of the Seasons’ End, and Time of the Butcherbird.