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These short shorts (most only one to two pages or less) are slices of South African life with the warts left on. Many involve broken families; some describe mental illness; several include explicit sexuality, mostly between women.R305.00 inc. VAT
1000 Symbols traces and reveals the historical and cross-cultural significance of 1000 commonly recognized symbols in a comprehensive single-volume dictionary for students and the general reader, placing each symbol in its historical and cultural context.R220.00 inc. VAT
A private-eye convention and a tussle over a Pierneef A young man’s unsettling experience in the American South and a tragedy off the coast of Mauritius. A bizarre night of industrial theatre and a translator at a loss for words.R140.00 inc. VAT
“I’ll shoot a policeman every day until you arrest the murderer of Hanneke Sloet.”R190.00 inc. VAT
Each chapter of this inventive consideration of American culture evokes an actual meeting between American writers and artists.R220.00 inc. VAT
A Hill of Fools cleverly brings together a poetic and traditional story-telling style with the daunting challenges that contemporary Africa faces to create a compelling and memorable read that resonates with the complexity and beauty of Africa.R200.00 inc. VAT
With a light step and graceful narrative, Burrow gathers together over 2,500 years of the moments and decisions that have helped create Western identity. This unique approach is an incredible lens with which to view the past. Standing alone in its ambition, scale and fascination, Burrow’s history of history is certain to stand the test of time.R200.00 inc. VAT
We are at the same time trying hard to impress our former oppressors by rubbishing our cultures and beliefs in the interest of theirs. Our languages are vanishing and we are meanwhile contributing to their demise by speaking only the former oppressors’ language to our children.
We have turned ourselves into easy targets in all spheres and it is time we confront our weaknesses head on.
Let the prayer begin…R270.00 inc. VAT
A Testament of Hope is an uplifting story about one man’s dream to succeed and achieve, despite severe political and socio-economic obstacles. The book traces Dr Motsuenyane’s humble beginnings in a village in the North West Province and reveals how he reached the highest echelons of black business.R210.00 inc. VAT
The love of place is endemic in English literature, from the work of the earliest poets and hermits to the suburban celebrations of John Betjeman. Here, the renowned author Margaret Drabble presents an image of Britain as seen by writers of different regions and periods, illuminating the ways in which their work has shaped our visual attitudes, taste in landscape, and relation to nature.