Cry, the Beloved Country Summary
Alan Paton

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Cry, the Beloved Country Summary

Cry, the Beloved Country was written by South African author Alan Paton. As the story opens, the year is 1946. Stephen Kumalo, the reverend of a village church in Ndotsheni, which is in the province of Natal in South Africa, receives a letter from a reverend named Msimangu in Johannesburg. The letter urges him to come to the city to take charge of Kumalo’s sick sister Gertrude and her small...

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