[Epub] ↠ Kafkas Curse Author Achmat Dangor – Soaringeaglecasino.us

Kafkas Curse Dangor Writes Lyricalbeautiful Prose Kafka S Curse Is.full Of Cries That Go On Ringing In The Head The New York Times Book ReviewFrom The Award Winning South African Poet Achmat Dangor, An Extraordinary American Debut And An Imaginative Reinterpretation Of An Old Arabic Fairy Tale Unfolds In Five Magical Narratives Set In Post Apartheid South Africa Kafka S Curse Is The Story Of Oscar Kahn Born Omar Khan , A Colored Muslim Architect Passing As A Jewish Man, Married To A White Woman, Who Eventually Experiences A Mysterious Physical Transformation, The Likes Of Which No One Can Explain As His Brother Malik, A Politician Firmly Rooted In Islam, Tries To Come To Terms With His Brother S Betrayal, He Abandons Both His Principles And His Family When He Falls In Love With Amina, Omar S Beautiful Psychotherapist With The Hauntingly Lyrical And Rich Allegory Of Kafka S Curse, Achmat Dangor Commands A Position At The Forefront Of Contemporary Literature.

[Epub] ↠ Kafkas Curse  Author Achmat Dangor – Soaringeaglecasino.us
  • Paperback
  • 225 pages
  • Kafkas Curse
  • Achmat Dangor
  • English
  • 17 April 2018
  • 0375704620

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  1. says:

    Well, I just finished reading this book, and am having some rather ambivalent feelings about it I really wanted to like this book the cover looked so intriguing, and the description on the dust cover sounded wonderful There was some beautiful writing in the book, some stand out sentences like He smelled the omens of life and death beneath the surface of things, the calcified lumps in the skin of the psyche p 99 But, the ugliness of some of the topics incest, etc was rather unsettling Well, I just fini...


  2. says:

    Abandon all hope, ye who enter here Magical realism is a very effective form of writing, but there is one caveat It still ought to be understandable, otherwise it becomes totally abstract I bought Achmat Dangor s novel in the UK some years ago with high hopes It looked interesting When I plunged into it recently, however, I found tha...


  3. says:

    The story mainly tells about the Khans, a Muslim family living in apartheid and post apartheid South Africa It s also a retelling of an Arabic fairy tale, whose moral seems to be that people mustn t step away from their station in life and stay there to keep themselves safe.Almost all the characters have chosen to refuse the positions they have been assigned to since birth The female characters tend to react to the consequences with defiant anger, whereas the male characters arec...


  4. says:

    I studied this at University and was fascinated by the overlay of literary allusions in the book such as Layla and Mecnun and Kafka s Metamorphosis, combining from diverse Arab by way of Indian and Jewish roots into a synthesis that results in a richly odd fruit, the product of South African culture The motif of the tree in the book was also striking as a symbol of colonialism, since British people brought and planted their oak trees, which were an invasive species to make the landscape appear I studied this at University and was fascinated by the overlay of literary allusions in the book such as Layla and Mecnun and Kafka s Metamorphosis, combining from diverse Arab by way of Indian and Jewish roots into a synthesis that results in a richly odd fruit, the product of South African culture The motif of the tree in the book was also striking as a symbol of colonialism, since British peo...


  5. says:

    Told in alternating viewpoints, which helps at times and others hinders There were some interesting points, but overall with the many Afrikaans words passages it made forconfusion I discovered late in reading the glossary in the back, that helped, but not much Not everything was included Online translation sometimes helped, but overall it just pulled me further out of the story In the end nothing too revelatory or ultimately staved the book Some good writing, lyrical and it is a fabl Told in alternating...


  6. says:

    Beautiful writing, I learned a great deal about apartheid, but Oh, my, I must have missed some important messages because I do not read well for symbolism Further comments at


  7. says:

    I have no idea what happened in this book And I loved every bit of it Brilliant.


  8. says:

    a modern reinterpretation of the Arabic legend of the gardener who loves a princess and, for his transgression, is transformed into a tree fiction irish british


  9. says:

    De roman bevat niet een doorlopend verhaal, alleen situaties, die erg nuchter beschreven zijn, vanuit wisselend perspectief als roman heb ik het als een slecht boek ervaren.


  10. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here The book had many them

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