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KRUGER’S ALP Christopher Hope was born in Johannesburg in 1944. He is the author of nine novels and one collection of short stories, including Kruger’s Alp, which won the Whitbread Prize for.

KRUGER’S ALP Christopher Hope was born in Johannesburg in 1944. KRUGER’S ALP. Christopher Hope was born in Johannesburg in 1944. He is the author of nine novels and one collection of short stories, including Kruger’s Alp, which won the Whitbread Prize for Fiction, Serenity House, which was shortlisted for the 1992 Booker Prize, and My Mother’s Lovers, published by Atlantic Books in 2006 to great acclaim. He is also a poet and playwright and author of the celebrated memoir White Boy Running.

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Читать бесплатно Kruger's Alp Christopher Hope. Текст этой книги доступен онлайн: lderness of what remained of the world of Father Lynch and his ‘little guild’, I saw much to disturb me. Pray, did you never hear what happened to a man some time ago of this town (whose name was Christian) that went on a Pilgrimage up towards the higher regions? John Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress.

Hope's second novel, Kruger's Alp, was considered a stark contrast to his first work.

As a child he had heard tales of Kruger from a wayward priest; what follows is an astonishing journey that takes Blanchaille through a landscape peopled with spies, visionaries, terrorists, traitors, patriots and exiled presidents.

As a child he had heard tales of Kruger from a wayward priest; what follows is an astonishing journey that takes Blanchaille through a landscape peopled with spies, visionaries, terrorists, traitors, patriots and exiled presidents. From huge transit camps on the veld to a notorious prison block, from a township in the bloody aftermath of 'pacification' to a secret travellers' rest for fleeing pilgrims, and from the streets and cellars of Soho to paradise at last on a Swiss mountainside, Kruger's Alp is a fantastical political satire of extraordinary invention.

Van Vuuren looked hardly at all, turning his gaze inward, as if he knew what was to come.

Van Vuuren looked hardly at all, turning his gaze inward, as if he knew what was to come xing place of European peoples, now all gone, leaving behind them only their tourists and their restaurants and a profusion of continental erotica

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Winner of the 1985 Whitbread Prize for Fiction: "Kruger's Alp" moves from pulpit to black township, from Johannesburg's fortress prison to the underworld of Soho as we follow renegade priest Theodore Blanchaille in his search for the legendary gold spirited away by President Kruger in order to found an earthly paradise. Theodore Blanchaille is searching for the missing millions of the Boer leader Paul Kruger, and his lost city of gold. As a child he had heard tales of Kruger from a wayward priest; what follows is an astonishing journey that takes Blanchaille through a landscape peopled with spies, visionaries, terrorists, traitors, patriots and exiled presidents. From huge transit camps on the veld to a notorious prison block, from a township in the bloody aftermath of 'pacification' to a secret travelers' rest for fleeing pilgrims, and from the streets and cellars of Soho to paradise at last on a Swiss mountainside, "Kruger's Alp" is a fantastical political satire of extraordinary invention.
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Author: Christopher Hope
ISBN: 1848871635
Category: No category
Language: English
Publisher: Atlantic Books (2009)
Pages: 288 pages