Christopher J. Lee, “Soviet Journey: A Critical Annotated Edition”

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor alex la gumaAlex la Guma, the South African writer and activist, was born in the famous District Six in Cape Town in the year 1925. He passed away in the 1985 while in exile in the United Kingdom. His father had been an active member of the Communist Party of South Africa and his son Alex followed in his footsteps. In the nineteen seventies Alex travelled through the Soviet Union and he made notes. His memoir ‘A Soviet Journey’ was published in Moscow in 1978. 



Now Dr. Christopher Lee has taken a close look at this book. He edited the book, he made additional notes and he gave an introduction and now he has published it all together. In this interview he talks about his publication.

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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