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review ’n Oomblik in die wind Ô eBook or Kindle ePUB Í ➢ [Epub] ➜ ’n Oomblik in die wind By André Brink ➬ – Insolpro.co.uk The year is 1749 when the Boers ruled South Africa And so it has come to his Baas's final command to his Hottentot slave Adam to flog his mother because she refuses to pruneCk to the Cape and her home Adam agrees because he believes by rescuing Elizabeth he will be awarded his own freedom This then is the stunning story of their trek together how they find in each other their mutual need and humanity and finally how their days together turn into an unforgettable tender love story Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. I really tried to like this book The genre the time period the location and the core plot all appealed to me but alas I was disappointed I mean the idea of a male slave and female merchants daughter coming together and conuering an incredibly difficult and otherwise potential soul destroying journey must appeal Mustn't it There were parts of this book that were uite good but what really let it down for me was the poor structure and the verbose descriptions of everything The book wasn't overly lengthy at 250 pages and I think there were 3 chapters in total Better use of paragraphs would've assisted but really time periods and events just changed without any warning One minute your in the present next sentence you've gone back ten years and then it moves to something completely abstract Very difficult to follow but then again I tend to enjoy structured novels so this may suit others Adding to this are the never ending descriptions of geography and landmarks Multiple sentences or even paragraphs to describe a particular landscape or how hot it is or the distinctive medicinal ualities of leaves just don't do it for me At times I didn't know whether I was reading a historical novel or an unwieldly poemThis book has rated well throughout here so I am clearly in the exceptions bucket but it just wasn't for me

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Baas smashes his face with a piece of wood Adam turns on him and beats him almost to death Then he flees to South Africa's veld There he comes to the rescue of Elizabeth a white woman and the only person to survive her husband's expedition in the vast South African interior Alone and terrified she pleads with the runaway slave to bring her ba. My second novel by this author Once again I was astounded by the beauty of his writing This is one of the most masterfully crafted books I have ever readIt is poetically written risky and utterly deliberate in its social challenge The two characters Brink brings to life endear themselves to you and in my opinion will rest in the recesses of your mind for many yearsI was shaken by the descriptions of the South African landscape feeling inspired to explore the raw beauty of a land filled with some a mixed pastCaptivating

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’n Oomblik in die windThe year is in die PDF #201when the Boers ruled South Africa And so it has come to ’n Oomblik PDFEPUB or his Baas's final command to his Hottentot slave Adam to flog his mother because she refuses to Oomblik in die Epub #225 prune the master's vineyard in order to attend her own beloved mother's funeral And when he refuses to do so and his. I don't know why this book had such an impact on me but it did It continues to haunt me and it's out of print It had just the right blend of history adventure sociology psychology andwelllove I read this book and went on to read A Dry White Season and I think Looking INto Darkness It was a long time ago Great read