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A Chain of Voices

A Chain of Voices

(1982)
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On a farm near the Cape Colony in the early nineteenth century, a slave rebellion kills three and leaves eleven others condemned to death. The rebellion's leader, Galant, was raised alongside the boys who would become his masters. His first victim, Nicholas van der Merwe, might have been his brother.

As the many layers of Andre Brink's novel unfold, it becomes clear that the violent uprising is as much a culmination of family tensions as it is an outcry against the oppression of slavery.

Spanning three generations and narrated in the voices of both the living and the dead, A Chain of Voices is reminiscent of William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!; it is a beautiful and haunting illustration of racism's plague on South Africa.

 
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Hardback Editions

January 1982 : UK Hardback
Title: A Chain of Voices
Author(s): Andre Brink
ISBN: 0-571-11874-7 / 978-0-571-11874-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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April 1982 : USA Hardback
Title: A Chain of Voices
Author(s): Andre Philippus Brink
ISBN: 0-688-01131-4 / 978-0-688-01131-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Morrow
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Paperback Editions

September 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: A Chain of Voices: A Novel
Author(s): Andre Brink
ISBN: 1-4022-0865-0 / 978-1-4022-0865-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
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January 1998 : UK Paperback
Title: Chain Of Voices
Author(s): Andre Brink
ISBN: 0-7493-9636-9 / 978-0-7493-9636-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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March 1983 : UK Paperback
Title: A Chain of Voices
Author(s): Andre Philippus Brink
ISBN: 0-14-006538-5 / 978-0-14-006538-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin USA (P)
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September 1983 : UK Paperback
Title: A Chain of Voices (Flamingo)
Author(s): Andre Brink
ISBN: 0-00-654001-5 / 978-0-00-654001-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Flamingo
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Kindle Editions

January 2012 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Chain Of Voices
Author(s): Andre Brink
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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September 2007 : USA Kindle edition
Title: A Chain of Voices: A Novel
Author(s): Andre Brink
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Availability: Amazon   

September 2007 : USA Kindle edition
Title: Chain of Voices: A Novel
Author(s): Andre Brink
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Availability: Amazon   



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