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By Andre Brink

On a farm close to the Cape Colony within the early 19th century, a slave uprising kills 3 and leaves 11 others condemned to demise. The rebellion's chief, Galant, used to be raised along the men who could develop into his masters. His first sufferer, Nicholas van der Merwe, could have been his brother.

As the various layers of Andre Brink's novel spread, it turns into transparent that the violent rebellion is as a lot a end result of relations tensions because it is an outcry opposed to the oppression of slavery.

Spanning 3 generations and narrated within the voices of either the dwelling and the useless, a sequence of Voices is corresponding to William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!; it's a appealing and haunting representation of racism's plague on South Africa.

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