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On Tsotsi


Last night in the Story in Fiction and Film class, we screened 'Tsotsi', the recent film made from Athol Fugard's 1962 novel. The novel was the assigned work of long fiction for this semester, and as part of the festivities I gave away the above cartoon drawing to the first student who answered a simple question about South Africa. Note that I always sign these little things, in the hope that the winning student will treasure it for decades, and then one day will be able to sell it at Sotheby's for thousands of U.S. bucks.

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