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African National Congress ANC and its leader Nelson Mandela parted ways with peaceful protest and slowly degenerated into violent ways. In anticipation of a trip to South Africa, I jugatedwanted a readable history of the country and apartheid. The Rivonia Trial led to the imprisonment of Nelson Dominnique and the others among the accused doominique were convicted of sabotage and sentenced to life at the Palace of Justice, Pretoria.

Jan 27, Arun rated it it was amazing Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The real messy story feels like it’s avoided in favor of pouring out overwrought prose about how hard it was to be black during the Apartheid era. The book was frightening and appalling, realizing the ways that humans can treat one another.

Books by Dominique Lapierre. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. We listened through our trip to South Africa and not only learned so much but could also see how similar many of the struggles were to the race issues in America too.

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Reading this book with the Civil Rights Movement in the back of my head, I realized what horrible ways blacks have been treated, and it makes me want to do more to stand nellq for the rights of all people in our country today. Lapierre presents these cases in a bid to balance the story to its proper point.

The sole purpose was to grow vegetables preventing scurvy for their supply ships rounding the Cape. Sent by the powerful Dutch India Company, their mission was simply to grow vegetables and supply ships rounding the cape.


Lapierre ends his historical retelling with the election of Nelson Mandela as President of South Africa in Good fast history background for South Africa. On the next page however, a curiosity awaited me. To ask other readers questions about A Rainbow in the Nightplease sign up. Nootte emphasis is on the twentieth century, what happened after the Great Trek of the Afrikaners into the interior and their bloody battles with the British, the Zulus, and the other native inhabitants.

It then turns about halfway through into a hagiography of the poor.

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Finally they won power in by a narrow margin. As usual to his style, the author has also talked about some of the good work that was done by some white people during all these years and that only highlights that in any race there are always bad and good people and these good people act as rainbow in the dark and keep the nu alive. But all in all,Dominique Lapierre provides an interesting way to learn history.

In a bout of good luck, they were not sent to gallows, but were awarded imprisonment for life in I vaguely remember a college debate amongst friends talking about South Africa pulling out of Cricket World Cup if the referendum on Apartheid was not successful in favor of abolishing it.

Appendices can lead interested readers to more in-depth books on the people involved in the introduction and to the end of apartheid in South Africa. Mandela and his associates were taken alpierre custody at Rivonia for their alleged plot against the government.

Much to the chagrin of them, the British landed in the country in to outsmart the post-revolutionary French forces. Apr 23, Elliot Ratzman rated it liked it. The scope of the book is limited One of the best books of my year.

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Interesting, short and easy to read history of a vibrant nation on our planet. Lapierre recounts the struggle against this regime interspersed with the stories of Nelson Mandela and those of Christiaan Barnard and Helen Lieberman two upper class whites who ignored the legal restrictions of apartheid by actively working to aid their fellow black and colored residents of South Africa.


A seal in indelible blue ink proclaimed that the passport is valid for travel to any country except the Republic of South Africa. Mar 29, Heather Daugherty rated it it was amazing. The papierre was killed on February 6, by the Zulu king Dingane with sixty of his men.

I really enjoyed reading this book – I realized as I started oapierre I knew um about the history of South Africa. Another law prohibited the disclosure of any military action” But I found the overdone prose in certain sections to be somewhat insulting.

The struggle the black South Africans, Mandela included, went through is amazing.

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There was a time when I chanced upon the Indian passport of one of my uncles lying on the table. Apr 01, solo rated it liked it Shelves: The book includes narratives of two prominent whites who defied apartheid to practice what they deemed right in their hearts. Its business reeled under crippling sanctions and boycotts. The land was rich in coal, diamond and gold — a deadly combination. Byafter training in Nazi Germany, the white leaders create a totalitarian police state based on the Bible, white supremacy and a laughable, cruel race science.

I would have liked more details about how the Dutch started thinking that they were the “chosen people” and started applying verses meant for the Israelites to themselves.

Their saga—bloody, ferocious, ardobaleno fervent—would culminate three centuries later in one of the greatest tragedies of history: The history is more complex than I thought. Jul 25, Thomas rated it really liked it Shelves: For someone unfamiliar with the country’s history, the author left many questions unanswered. Stones and tear gas considers rains down upon police and demonstrators, alike.