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    • Philida

    • By: Andre Brink
    • Narrated by: Carla Mercer-Meyer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    André Brink - "one of South Africa's greatest novelists" (the Telegraph) - gives us his most powerful novel yet; the truly unforgettable story of a female slave, and her fierce determination to survive and to be free. It is 1832 in South Africa, the year before slavery is abolished and the slaves are emancipated. Philida is the mother of four children by Francois Brink, the son of her master. When Francois's father orders him to marry a woman from a prominent Cape Town family, Francois reneges on his promise to give Philida her freedom....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Appalling pronunciation

    • By Ilze on 01-14-18

    Regular price: $25.19