CliffsNotes on Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country

Cry, the Beloved Country is a beautifully told and profoundly compassionate story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set in the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940s. This concise supplement to Paton's Cry, The Beloved Country helps students understand the overall structure of the work, actions and motivations of the characters and the social and cultural perspective of the author.