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    • The Madonna of Excelsior

    • By: Zakes Mda
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    In 1971, 19 citizens of Excelsior, a farming community in South Africa’s rural Free States, were charged with breaking apartheid’s Immorality Act, which forbade sexual relations between blacks and whites on the pretext of avoiding miscegenation. The women were jailed as they awaited trial and their white counterparts were released on bail. In the end, the state withdrew the charges, but the accused women’s lives, already complicated, became harder than ever.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Pathetic Performance

    • By Kgotso on 09-16-15

    Regular price: $24.49