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30 September 2006

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Zulu Worrier

A children's tale set in a game park rests heavily on racial clichés about South Africans

When 11-year-old Martine Allen, orphaned and forlon, leaves London and arrives in Cape Town, a passenger "reaches out a damp pink paw" to pat her on the shoulder: "Cheer up love. You're in Africa now."

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