By André Brink
Ben Du Toit is a white schoolteacher in suburban Johannesburg in a gloomy time of intolerance and state-sanctioned apartheid. an easy, apolitical guy, he believes within the crucial equity of the South African executive and its policies—until the surprising arrest and next "suicide" of a black janitor from Du Toit's tuition. Haunted via new questions and eager to think that the man's loss of life used to be a sad coincidence, Du Toit undertakes an research into the negative affair—a quest for the fact that may have devastating effects for the trainer and his kinfolk, because it attracts him right into a deadly morass of lies, corruption, and homicide.
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