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Arctic Summer (Hesperus Classics)
Arctic Summer (Hesperus Classics)
by E. M. Forster
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.59

4.0 out of 5 stars This is a novel which Forster started writing in 1910 ..., 30 July 2014
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This is a novel which Forster started writing in 1910 and then didn't continue writing. Having read all other books by Forster, I decided I might as well read this unfinished novel and found it to be interesting.


This Was the Old Chief's Country: Collected African Stories Volume One: This Was the Old Chief's Country v. 1 (Flamingo Modern Fiction)
This Was the Old Chief's Country: Collected African Stories Volume One: This Was the Old Chief's Country v. 1 (Flamingo Modern Fiction)
by Doris Lessing
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.02

5.0 out of 5 stars I like reading books on Southern Africa, 30 July 2014
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Having lived in Sout Africa 1970-1982, I like reading books on Southern Africa. Doris Lessing wrote four books playing in South Rhodesia, where she grew up. I read all four of them and found them to be very well written and interesting.


Mouroir: Mirror Notes of a Novel
Mouroir: Mirror Notes of a Novel
by Breyten Breytenbach
Edition: Hardcover

4.0 out of 5 stars Texts written in prison, 26 Jun 2014
Breyten Breytenbach was arrested and condemned as terrorist by the apartheid government in South Africa. He spent a number of years in prison. He kept writing and managed to have his writings smuggled out of prison. Here are the texts he wrote then.


Judas Eye
Judas Eye
by Breyten Breytenbach
Edition: Hardcover

4.0 out of 5 stars Poems and essays, 26 Jun 2014
This review is from: Judas Eye (Hardcover)
The book consists mostly of poems and contains also some essays - all of them in English - by Breyten Breytenbach, the most famous of Afrikaner poets.


Intimate Stranger
Intimate Stranger
by Breyten Breytenbach
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.13

4.0 out of 5 stars A meditation, 26 Jun 2014
This review is from: Intimate Stranger (Paperback)
A meditation by Breyten Breytenbach, the most famous of Afrikaner poets. Interesting to read, after having read his poems and his autobiographies.


Lord Rochester's Monkey: Biography of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester
Lord Rochester's Monkey: Biography of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester
by Graham Greene
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars Biography, 26 Jun 2014
Graham Green's biography of Lord Rochester, famous poet and rake during the Restoration period, i.e. during the reign of Charles II.


An Impossible Woman: The Memories of Dottoressa Moor of Capri
An Impossible Woman: The Memories of Dottoressa Moor of Capri
by Elisabeth Moor
Edition: Hardcover

4.0 out of 5 stars Expat life on Capri, 26 Jun 2014
Graham Greene gost writes the life of Mrs Moor, one of the many expatriates living on the isle of Capri.


Let my people go: An autobiography
Let my people go: An autobiography
by Albert Luthuli
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars Essential book by one of the South African black leaders, 26 Jun 2014
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Albert Luthuli was one of the main South African black leaders opposing apartheid. This is the story of his life and of his struggle.


Knocking on the Door
Knocking on the Door
by Alan; Gardner, Colin Paton
Edition: Hardcover

4.0 out of 5 stars Anti-apartheid book by the famous novelist, 26 Jun 2014
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Alan Paton wrote a number of famous novels. He also wrote many political books, in essence all anti-apartheid, as leader of the Liberal Party, which was open to all races, and which therefore was banned by the apartheid government.


From The Land of Green Ghosts: A Burmese Odyssey
From The Land of Green Ghosts: A Burmese Odyssey
by Pascal Khoo Thwe
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.29

4.0 out of 5 stars Escape from military dictatorship, 26 Jun 2014
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The author, then a young man, tells how he was opposed to and fighting against the military dictators in Burma, where minority tribes continue to wage war against the central government. Finally the author crossed the border into Thailand and moved to England with the help of an Englishman he had previously met during his student days in Burma.


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