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  • Flame In The Snow – The Love Letters Of Andre Brink & Ingrid Jonker (Hardcover)

    R330

    In a telegram dated 29 April 1963, thirty-year-old Afrikaans poet Ingrid Jonker thanks André Brink, a young novelist of twenty-eight, for flowers and a letter he sent her. In the more than two hundred letters that followed this telegram, one of South African literature’s most famous love affairs unfolds. Jonker’s final letter to Brink is dated 18 April 1965. She drowned herself in the ocean at Three Anchor Bay three months later.

  • Place (Signed)

    R320

    “Let us, then, set off together on a series of journeys around South Africa with an old kitbag full of books instead of maps to guide us. Let us follow meandering paths through the landscapes of literature, and celebrate how local authors, characters and readers are shaped and inspired by place …”

  • The Printmaker

    R300

    When a reclusive printmaker dies, his friend inherits the thousands of etchings and drawings he has stored in his house over the years. Overwhelmed by the task of sorting and exhibiting this work, she seeks the advice of a curator.

     

  • 101 Detectives

    R220

    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.

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    A Rumour of Spring – South Africa After 20 Years of Democracy

    R230

    An honest and balanced account, A Rumour of Spring tackles the questions asked by ordinary South Africans every day: How are we really doing? What is really going on in our country? How should we understand what is happening here? And will it get any better?

  • Cabin Fever and Other Stories

    R190

    Slipping down a rabbit hole at a costume party like Alice, feeling zero gravity like a spaceman kissing a fellow alien, or drawing blood in the library…These short stories portray a reality that is often brutal, and probe the notion of personal responsibility – when should you intervene?

  • False River

    R220

    “You are too close to the water”, Paul whispered. “There are barbels in the mud. They will wake up if you step on them.” When Paul and Dominique are sent to boarding schools in Natal, their idyllic childhood on a Free State farm is over. Their parents and leftist politics has made life impossible in…

  • Home Remedies

    R440

    Violence and tragedy lurk in this seaside town, and when Joanna’s world is shaken to its core, it is up to her to find her own brand of muti.

    But how much of history is chance? And when does revenge become insanity?

  • Sister-Sister

    R195

    In childhood Thuli and Sindi are inseparable, pinkie-linked by magic no one else can understand. Then a strange man comes knocking, bringing news from a hometown they didn’t know existed. His arrival sets into motion events that will lead them into the darkest places, on a search for salvation where the all-too-familiar and the extraordinary merge, blurring the boundaries between dream and reality.

  • The Fall of the Black -Eyed Night

    R100

    Using the fictive setting of the upmarket Bay Regal Hotel in a very recognisable Cape Town, this novel brings several lives together in dramatic and unusual combinations. Through the main character, Shehzad Shadhili, son of an imam, it expresses a sense of dislocation and shame that can be traced to two episodes in Shehzad’s past in London at the time of the July 2005 Islamist bombings in the city.

  • Under the Sway :A Photographic Journey Through Mozambique

    R100

    This photographic title is comprised of diverse sections, including historical pictures, a map of the country and the actual photographic journey. The journey is divided into three sections that echo the geographic regions of the country

  • Whoever Fears the Sea

    R150

    South African scriptwriter Paul Waterson is in Kenya to carry out research for a documentary film. It’s October 2001, and his relationship has come to an unexpected end.