Cry, the Beloved Country Summary
Alan Paton

Everything you need to understand or teach Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton.

  • Cry, the Beloved Country Summary & Study Guide
  • 22 Student Essays
  • 1 Encyclopedia Article
  • 2 Study Guides
  • 7 Literature Criticisms
  • 1 Book Notes
  • ...and more
Follow Us on Facebook

Cry, the Beloved Country Overview

In 1946, Stephen Kumalo, the reverend of a village church in Ndotsheni, in the province of Natal in South Africa, receives a letter from a reverend named Msimangu in Johannesburg, urging him to come to the city to take charge of Kumalo’s sick sister, Gertrude and her small son. Despite limited savings, Kumalo and his wife decide he should go help Gertrude and also look for their son Absalom, whom they haven’t heard from in a year.

Study Pack

The Cry, the Beloved Country Study Pack contains:

Cry, the Beloved Country Study Guide