Visit the places that inspired
'Cry the Beloved Country' and the
early life of Alan Paton

Towards the Mountain:

An Autobiography

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Scribner Paper Fiction (December 10, 1987)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0684188929
  • ISBN-13: 978-0684188928

Alan Paton describes his development as a writer and traces the beginnings of his awareness of the injustices of his native South Africa to his years as principal of Diepkloof, a reformatory for young Blacks.

Read the book review by A E Voss - A number of propositions about Alan Paton's autobiography Towards the Mountain from Reality March 1981


Mafavuke House

Home of the Alan Paton Will Trust

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The Alan Paton Centre
University of KwaZulu-Natal
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Pietermaritzburg and
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