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Product Description: “Live all you can; it’s a mistake not to.”This is the maxim of celebrated author Henry James and one which his typist Frieda Wroth tries to live up to. Admiring of the great author, she nevertheless feels marginalized and undervalued in her role...read more

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9781250119001 | St Martins Pr, February 28, 2017, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: “Live all you can; it’s a mistake not to.

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9781910449646 | Gardners Books, February 11, 2016, cover price $14.70 | About this edition: Published on the centenary of the death of literary master, Henry James.

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Product Description: This anthology is a collection of Afrikaans poems with their English translations from poets who are actively writing and publishing. The editor hopes it will go some way towards remedying the present lack of exposure and encourage future publications offering translations of writing also representative of the broader traditions of historical and twentieth-century Afrikaans poetry...read more
By Andre Philippus Brink (introduced by), Charl J. F. Cilliers (trans), Leon De Kock (trans), Michiel Heyns (trans) and Marlise Joubert (editor)

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9781485301073 | Random House Struik, December 15, 2015, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: This anthology is a collection of Afrikaans poems with their English translations from poets who are actively writing and publishing.

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Product Description: A classic Afrikaans novel full of romance, adventure, and compassion, translated for the first time into EnglishIn a place near Mozambique, drought is causing devastation. Hosts of desperate natives seek refuge in a forgotten outpost, an underresourced clinic run by a small group of volunteers and courageous nuns...read more
By Michiel Heyns (trans)

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9781846882333 | Reprint edition (Alma Books, May 1, 2013), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A classic Afrikaans novel full of romance, adventure, and compassion, translated for the first time into EnglishIn a place near Mozambique, drought is causing devastation.

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Product Description: Wolf, Wolf is a searing investigation into the relationship between a father and a son - a young man who is ill-equipped for survival in a rapidly changing dispensation. Passionate. Disturbing. A masterly unravelling of fragile ties that bind - this is Venter at the top of his game...read more
By Michiel Heyns (trans)

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9780624055341 | Gardners Books, March 15, 2013, cover price $25.30 | About this edition: Wolf, Wolf is a searing investigation into the relationship between a father and a son - a young man who is ill-equipped for survival in a rapidly changing dispensation.

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Product Description: "I was immediately mesmerized...Its beauty matches its depth and her achievement is as brilliant as it is haunting." --Toni Morrison Set in apartheid South Africa, Agaat portrays the unique, forty-year relationship between Milla, a sixty-seven-year-old white woman, and her black maidservant turned caretaker, Agaat...read more
By Michiel Heyns (trans)

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9780982503096 | 1 edition (Tin House Books, April 27, 2010), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: "I was immediately mesmerized.

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Product Description: The Children's Day is the shocking, funny, and tender chronicle of a boy's coming of age in the Free State village of Verkeerdespruit during the apartheid years of the sixties. The tender chronicle of a boy's coming of age in South Africa during the apartheid years of the sixties, The Children's Day captures the essence of growing up in a world fraught with the strange and sometimes violent contradictions of class, race, gender, and language...read more

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9780980243666 | Original edition (Tin House Books, June 9, 2009), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The Children's Day is the shocking, funny, and tender chronicle of a boy's coming of age in the Free State village of Verkeerdespruit during the apartheid years of the sixties.

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Product Description: This lively and original book examines the notion that the realist novel reinforces existing social structures through its techniques of representation. Michiel Heyns depicts the nineteenth-century literary scapegoat--the ostensible victim of the expulsive pressure of plot--as begetter of an alternative vision, questioning the values apparently upheld by the novel as a whole...read more

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9780198182702 | Clarendon Pr, February 16, 1995, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: This lively and original book examines the notion that the realist novel reinforces existing social structures through its techniques of representation.

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