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Issue Details: First known date: 1934... 1934 Black God : A Story of the Congo
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'While M'Kato, who has been mutilated and tortured by a white man, waits impassively beside the Little River for his vengeance, the mission and the steamboat arrive, traders, adventurers and courtezans settle, and a town grows. Religion and superstition, lust and business soon become inextricably mixed in a clearing of what had once been impenetrable forest.' (Cover)

Notes

  • 'The Black God is a record of vengeance against a white man, exacted by a native (of Zulu extraction) who wanders from south-east Africa and settles on the Congo. There are accounts of Roman Catholic and Baptist missionaries, traders, tavern-keepers, coutesans and native magicians.' Australian Literature from its Beginnings to 1935 (1940).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Longmans, Green ,
      1934 .
      Extent: viii, 299p.p.
      Edition info: First edition
      Written as: D. Manners-Sutton
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Longmans, Green ,
      1935 .
      Extent: 263p.
      Edition info: Cheap ed.
      Written as: D. Manners-Sutton
Last amended 25 Feb 2014 15:35:32
Subjects:
  • c
    Congo (Republic),
    c
    West / Central Africa, Africa,
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