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[Video] Watch Ivan Vladislavić reading an excerpt from his novel The Distance
 More about the book!

In the spring of 1970, a Pretoria schoolboy falls in love with Muhammad Ali.

In The Distance, Ivan Vladislavić tells a coming of age story of two brothers – and how the one’s fascination with one of the greatest boxers of his time influences their lives 40 years later.

This intricate puzzle of a book by a writer of lyrical power and formal inventiveness is available at bookstores countrywide, or you can get the e-book here!

Watch a video of the author reading an excerpt from the book:

Ivan Vladislavić reads from The Distance

In the spring of 1970, a Pretoria schoolboy falls in love with Muhammad Ali. In 'The Distance', Ivan Vladislavić tells a coming of age story of two brothers – and how the one’s fascination with one of the greatest boxers of his time, influences their lives 40 years later. This intricate puzzle of a book by a writer of lyrical power and formal inventiveness is available at bookstores countrywide, or you can get the e-book here: https://bit.ly/2Wo68W2

Posted by Umuzi & Penguin SA Fiction on Thursday, May 7, 2020

 

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