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review David's Story 103 Ã The 1987 publication of You Can't Get Lost in Cape Town won Zoë Wicomb an international readership and wide critical acclaim As richly imagined and stylistically innovative as Wicomb's debut work David's Story is a mesmerizing novel multilayered and multivoiced at times elegiac wry and expansiveUnfolding in South Africa at the moment of NThe 1987 publication of You Can't Get Lost in Cape Town won Zoë Wicomb an international readership and wide critical acclaim As richly imagined and stylistically innovative as Wicomb's debut work David's Story is a mesmerizing novel multilayered and multivoiced at times elegiac wry and expansiveUnfolding in South Africa at the moment of Nelson Mandela's release from prison in 1991 the novel explores the life and. This book was painful to read It did not flow or read as a story which I can understand is part of the purpose of this experimental type novel It has a lot of very uotable uotes but it did not seem to really go anywhere or have very much to say except that nothing that can be said can be known or known to be It's complex interesting I guess but I'm not going to search out anything else by this author

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Vision of David Dirkse part of the underground world of activists spies and saboteurs in the liberation movement a world seldom revealed to outsiders With time to think after the unbanning of the movement David is researching his roots in the history of the mixed race Coloured people of South Africa and of their antecedents among the indigenous people and early colonial settlersBut David soon learns that he is o. I am not really into postmodern writing at all so this book never really got a hold of me At all But I guess it can be good if you like books like thatWhat a generally helpful review this has been don't you think Sorry

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David's StoryN a hit list and caught in a web of betrayal and surveillance he is forced to rethink his role in the struggle for nonracial democracy the loyalty of his comrades and his own conceptions of freedom Through voices and stories of David and the women who surround him responding to illuminating and sometimes contradicting one another Wicomb offers a moving exploration of the nature of political vision memory and trut. A story that provides insight into postapartheid SAfrica and the difficulties of racial differences and identity Zoe Wicomb does an amazing job capturing the culture during this time frame Wicomb herself from SAfrica lives and teaches in Scotland The story is both engaging and insightful Wicomb weaves fiction into a real situation with elegance and style To fully grasp the impact of what she has done and the effort she has made I advise reading interviews and articles about both the book as well as Wicomb Also to do brief research on the events of apartheid and the problems in their racial dividesclassification