By Nadine Gordimer

James Bray, an English colonial administrator who was once expelled from a primary African kingdom for siding with its black nationalist leaders, is invited again ten years later to hitch within the country's independence celebrations. As he witnesses the factionalism and violence that erupt as progressive beliefs are subverted via ambition and greed, Bray is once more compelled to decide on facets, a call that turns into either his triumph and his undoing.

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Xin Cheng Ind Est, Xie Gang Town, Dong Guan, Guang Dong Province, China.

In one minute’s silence, can you imagine what the Turkish fighters felt when they knew they could hold the high ground … and the rain that lashed them felt like tears of joy. And can you imagine, in one minute’s silence, the moment when the bloodied Diggers finally reached the razored heights of Gallipoli where the Lone Pine grew… to see that the hazy Turkish horizon was as impossible to reach as a castle in the clouds. And you can imagine, in one minute’s silence, as the Turkish fighters stood strong and straight in their freezing trenches… that the dream they dreamed, of going home, circled like a dove that might soon settle in quietened hearts.

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