"A dark and terrifying novel presenting a mythical account of the development of evil through the history of Southern Africa."–Seattle Times. This ferocious new novel by one of South Africa’s visionary writers is a post-colonial reimagining of the Book of Revelation–an unholy epic that reenvisions the catastrophic violence of European "civilization" as a hooded rider who spreads slaughter across the African continent–a work that is as unnerving as it is intellectually provocative.
Born in Cape Town, South Africa, in 1951, Mike Nicol is the author of several novels, among them Horseman, This Day and Age, and The Powers That Be, and many works of nonfiction, including A Good-Looking Corpse and The Waiting Country. He… More about Mike Nicol
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Published by Vintage Oct 01, 1996| 208 Pages| 5-1/2 x 8-1/2| ISBN 9780679760399