Down Second Avenue by Es'kia Mphahlele

"Down Second Avenue" is a semi-autobiographical account of a black man's life under apartheid in South Africa. The narrative chronicles the protagonist's journey from childhood to adulthood, detailing his experiences with poverty, discrimination, and the struggle for education. Despite the harsh realities of life under apartheid, the protagonist's resilience and determination shine through, offering a poignant and powerful critique of the socio-political realities of the time.

The 1543rd greatest book of all time


Published
1959
Nationality
South African
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
224
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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