Burger’s Daughter is a novel based on the history of the anti-apartheid struggle. Whereas the tales are of actual happenings and people from the struggle era, the story revolves around a revolutionary lady (Rosa) who strives to uphold the legacy of her martyred parents. The historical and political novel as written by the South African Nobel Prize in Literature winner Nadine Gordimer was first published in the UK in 1979. Due to its contents, the import and sale of this book in South Africa was initially prohibited by the then Publications Control Board. However, the novel was generally well-received as the banning and the restrictions were later lifted.
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