Fugard, Athol

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Publisher: Text Publishing
ISBN-13: 9781921145261
Binding: Paperback
Year Published: 2006
Never before published in Australia, Athol Fugard's Tsotsi is a psychological thriller of raw power and humanity, which has now been made into a major award-winning film.

'Tsotsi' is an Afrikaans term for a hoodlum or a gangster, and this astonishing lost masterpiece, the only novel Fugard ever wrote, follows a gang of young men who have turned to crime in a desperate attempt to survive on the streets of 1950s Sophiatown. The leader of the group has taken on the name Tsotsi, after his childhood trauma leaves him with no memory of who he is, or where he comes from. But, after he inadvertently kidnaps a baby, Tsotsi's conscience and humanity slowly awaken, along with his repressed memories.

Provocative, vivid and timeless, Tsotsi shows how decency and compassion can survive against all odds. This is an unforgettable book, a lost classic by one of the world's greatest living writers. It will grab you by the heart from the very beginning.
ID: 40982
Code: P102640