Alan Paton Quote

What broke in a man when he could bring himself to kill another? What broke when he could bring himself to thrust down the knife into the warm flesh, to bring down the axe on the living head, to cleave down between the seeing eyes, to shoot the gun that would drive death into the beating heart?


Cry, The Beloved Country (ed. Random House, 2015) - ISBN: 9781473524491

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