Philida

Philida

A Novel

Large Print - 2013
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Philida is the mother of four children by Francois Brink, the son of her master. The year is 1832 and the Cape is rife with rumours about the liberation of the slaves. Philida decides to risk her whole life by lodging a complaint against Francois, who has reneged on his promise to set her free.
Publisher: Leicester : Charnwood, 2013
Edition: Large print edition, Complete and unabridged
Description: 365 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781444816211
Branch Call Number: LP Brin

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Feb 27, 2015

I really enjoyed this book. It's worth a read.

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stevie22
Sep 13, 2013

Many books written in a vernacular are challenging to read but this one was especially difficult . I just didn't like the story or how it was written. I checked it out twice and put it down both times.

Jane60201 Jul 04, 2013

This is definitely a "best read." An unusual historical novel set from many points of view as the characters reveal their motivations and their cultural biases.

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