Cry, the Beloved Country

Chapter Five: What is the sickness of the land that kumalo describes?

2. Who is afraid in Johannesburg?

3. Why was gertrude in Johannesburg?

4. What has become of Kumalo's brother?

5. "Everywhere it is so. The peace of God escapes us" (Page 24)

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These are too many questions for one post but I'll take your main one. The sickness of the land stems from draught and other agricultural complications. Crops are not rotated and severe soil depletion has taken place.