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By Nadine Gordimer
James Bray, an English colonial administrator who used to be expelled from a important African country for siding with its black nationalist leaders, is invited again ten years later to hitch within the country's independence celebrations. As he witnesses the factionalism and violence that erupt as progressive beliefs are subverted via ambition and greed, Bray is once more pressured to settle on aspects, a call that turns into either his triumph and his undoing.
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