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The Land of Afternoon - SOWDEN Lewis

Elek, 1968, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good+ - in Good+ DJ. Unlaminated DJ a little edgeworn and faded with rubbing at the head, tail and corners. Edges of the textblock heavily spotted. Offset to the endpapers.

Mr Sowden has for forty years been closely associated with the political life of South Africa. His penetrating autobiography describes the attempt and failure of Jan Smuts to establish an enduringly liberal tradition in South Africa, and the years that followed under the harsh regime of Verwoerd.