Tag Archives: South Africa

Destiny

Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, A Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill by Candice Millard is an engrossing, informative non-fiction history written by a talented author. Churchill is another historical leader I find fascinating. What I … Continue reading

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Fact or Fiction

The Sea of Wise Insects by Terry Westby-Nunn is a novel unlike any I recall having read. Gratefully, it came to my attention by way of one of my favorite fellow bloggers, Alison, who resides in South Africa (despatchesfromtimbuktu.wordpress.com). It … Continue reading

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Umfundisi

Cry the Beloved Country by Alan Paton was written in the late forties and is on the list of the Top 150 Novels of the 20th Century. ¬†Told in the third person, it is a beautifully written, sad story about … Continue reading

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