Although this book is laden with flaws, by the time it ended I really rather liked it. I think it must have been the characters who, by the end, for all they had been through, endeared themselves.
There are two main overlapping plot threads. The first is that of Isaac Muthethe, a young, intelligent male refuge from South Africa who manages to get across the border into Botswana where he finds work as the gardner for a white woman named Alice Mendelssohn. But when he goes home for a brief visit tragedy hits and he is captured by SA police and accused of being an ANC rebel. >>>MORE>>>