Sikhahlel’ u-OR

A praise poem for Oliver Tambo

Mongane Serote

ISBN:

9780795709494

Publisher:

Kwela

Date Released:

October 2019

Price (incl. VAT):

R 230.00

Format:

Soft cover, 144pp


About this book:

Poet laureate and anti-apartheid struggle veteran Mongane Wally Serote presents an epic poem in praise of the life of the late Oliver Reginald Tambo, who served as president of the ANC from 1967 to 1991. Sikhahlel’ u-OR, written in beautiful, incantatory English, has a rhythm and a forward motion that is compelling and meditative. It touches on OR Tambo’s childhood, the struggle, his role in the ANC and his vision for South Africa. To be released on the anniversary of OR Tambo’s birth.