Cion: A Novel

R 87.00   R 155.00

Author: Zakes Mda
Publisher: Picador (2007)
ISBN-10: 0312427069
ISBN-13: 9780312427061
Condition: Very Good. Light wear to cover corners.
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 312
Dimensions: 21 x 14 x 2 cm

Weight: 0.32 kg

South African Mda once again centers his story upon the professional mourner Toloki. This time, as he makes his way through a sad and surreal America. Set on the eve of the 2004 presidential election, the novel fixes its outsider gaze on everything from Billionaires for Bush to late-night television, viewing American cultural and political life through a near-anthropological lens. But there is much heart here, too, as Toloki is taken in by an impoverished Southern family.

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