Set in South Africa during the final unravelling of apartheid, a retelling of an ancient Arabic legend follows Oscar Khan's love for a woman outside his race and religion, an affair that leads to tragedy and alienation, as his unforgiving brother struggles to come to terms with Oscar's apostasy.
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Used availability for Achmat Dangor's Kafka's Curse
January 1999 : USA Hardback
March 2000 : USA Paperback
January 1997 : South Africa Paperback