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EXCERPT | Ismail Lagardien: Too white to be coloured, too coloured to be black

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Cover of "Too white to be coloured, too coloured to be black". (Supplied)
Cover of "Too white to be coloured, too coloured to be black". (Supplied)

In his hybrid of memoir, commentary, first-hand observation and analysis, author Ismail Lagardien forces a conversation between the present and the past of a country wracked by racial injustice in "Too white to be coloured, too coloured to be black.' In exposing details of his life he provides an indictment of South Africa's politics. Amid it all are his own struggles with being.

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