Bursting World

R 60.00  

Subtitle: An Autobiography 1936-45
Author: Guy Butler
Publisher: David Philip (1983)
ISBN-10: 0908396783
ISBN-13: 9780908396788
Condition: Very Good. Front board has a small marks. Light scratching to front of DJ. Else a clean, unread copy.
Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages: 300
Dimensions: 22.7 x 15.5 x 2.4 cm

Weight: 0.65 kg

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The second volume in Guy Butler's autobiography. In Bursting World, Butler bursts out of his sober small-town boyhood: first into four years of heady freedom as a student at Rhodes University College, Grahamstown. Here he made zestful forays into the worlds of art(he wished to be a painter as well as a poet), Anglo-Catholicism and atheistic communism)he was questioning everything), and alcohol(because it had been forbidden). He evokes the intellectual turmoil of campus life as the world lurched towards war, while in South Africa racial prejudices and customs were crystallizing into political doctrines.

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