Volume 9

Alan Paton – Cry The Beloved Country [Movie Trailer]

[easyazon_image align=”left” height=”333″ identifier=”B00BB8UOKG” locale=”US” src=”https://englewoodreview.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/51Dlc1jFVTL.jpg” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”250″]Today is the birthday of South African novelist Alan Paton (born 1903).

His masterpiece was the novel, [easyazon_link identifier=”0743262174″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Cry, the Beloved Country[/easyazon_link], which wrestles with issues of faith, race and class, in mid-twentieth century South Africa. The [easyazon_link identifier=”B00BB8UOKG” locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]1995 film adaptation[/easyazon_link], starring James Earl Jones and Richard Harris, is extraordinary. I highly recommend finding it, if you haven’t yet seen it. 

Here is the trailer…

 




 





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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com


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