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By M.J. Poynter

Beatnik is a bohemian memoir set within the urban of Durban in 1990. M. J. Poynter is a tender collage scholar immersed within the vivid international of acting arts. below the brilliant lighting of the theatre the writer spends his time designing units and writing poetry. yet offstage his carefree lifestyles as a beatnik is set to finish. Nelson Mandela has simply been published from felony and South Africa is at the cusp of political switch. Set in a coastal urban overlooking the Indian Ocean, Beatnik follows the exploits of 4 younger scholars who see the necessity for political reform yet who worry the possibility of an ANC executive. informed via a chain of fun anecdotes, the writer presents an insightful remark of political occasions, captures the popular culture of the 1990’s, and gives an inventive outlet for a few of his poems. Set opposed to a backdrop of township violence and instability, M. J. Poynter remembers the ultimate years of apartheid and the top of white minority rule.

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