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Enjoy Marakela and enjoy your reading.
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Jock of the Bushveld (Percy Fitzpatrick) also gives a fantastic feeling of the Lowveld in the early days
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Yoda wrote:Jock of the Bushveld (Percy Fitzpatrick) also gives a fantastic feeling of the Lowveld in the early days


It does Yoda. I have to confess that I have started it many times, but never finished. I am one of those where the TV screen says, 'not for sensitive viewers'. It portrays the harshness of life in the frontier life in a way that makes it very real. It was a harsh life.
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Both are amazing! Both books provide simple and learning tales.
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Hey, Nice collection of books! Well, I want to read this Verlede! So, can you please send me the author name of it?
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Maitru wrote:Hey, Nice collection of books! Well, I want to read this Verlede! So, can you please send me the author name of it?


The author is Dr U de V Pienaar. It is also available in English.

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Michiel_P wrote:This is also good reading.

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Hey, Thanks for sharing this amazing story book. I will surely read this book. As I am interested in this kind of reading. :)
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