AWS: The Heinemann Book of South African Short Stories
Author: Denis Hirson
Published: May 1994
Format: Paperback 248 pages
Level: Age 11 and above
All by writers who spent their formative years in South Africa, this diverse range of short stories spans from the end of World War II when the National Party was on the upsurge, to the early 1990s when the legal framework of apartheid was abolished, the ANC was legalized and Mandela was released.
The issue of apartheid pervades this vibrant collection of 27 South African short stories written between 1945 and 1992.