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Biography & Autobiography - Literary

Biography & Autobiography - Literary

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The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life

Part portrait of Britain's greatest man of letters, part guide to life, a witty and erudite re-evaluation of Dr Johnson's enduring importance and relevance
R 340,00 R 400,00

Patrick Melrose Volume 2 : Mother's Milk and At Last

Patrick Melrose is now a husband and father, but his family's dark past still stalks his present and threatens his hope for the future.
R 178,50 R 210,00

Goodbye Christopher Robin : A. A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh

Adapted from the Whitbread-Prize-winning biography of A. A. Milne and the tie-in to a major film.
R 161,50 R 190,00

Om Hennie Aucamp te onthou

Die geliefde en gevierde kortverhaalskrywer Hennie Aucamp is op 21 Maart 2014, slegs twee maande na sy 80ste verjaardag oorlede. In hierdie herinneringsboek word verskillende fasette van sy lewe deur familie, vriende en medeskrywers belig.
R 153,00 R 180,00

Richard Rive : A partial biography

Richard Moore Rive (1930-1989) was a writer, scholar, literary critic and college teacher in Cape Town, South Africa. He is best known for his short stories written in the late 1950s and for his second novel, `Buckingham Palace', District Six, in which he depicted the well known cosmopolitan area of District Six, where he grew up.
R 271,15 R 319,00

Surprised by Joy

For many years an atheist, C. S. Lewis vividly describes the spiritual quest that convinced him of the truth and reality of Christianity, in his famous autobiography.
R 195,50 R 230,00

Bury Me at the Marketplace : Es'kia Mphahlele and Company. Letters 1943-2006

When Chabani Manganyi published the first edition of selected letters twenty-five years ago as a companion volume to Exiles and Homecomings: A Biography of Es'kia Mphahlele, the idea of Mphahlele's death was remote and poetic.
R 297,50 R 350,00

The world and the cattle

The autobiography by A S Mopeli-Paulus, author of the best-selling Blanket Boy's Moon and of its equally prestigious follow-up, Turn to the Dark. Although substantial excerpts were published in Drum magazine at the time of composition in the mid-1950s, this is the first appearance of the complete text.
R 161,50 R 190,00

Shakespeare

From bestselling author Bill Bryson comes this compelling short biography of William Shakespeare, our greatest dramatist and poet.
R 148,75 R 175,00

Bessie Head : Thunder Behind Her Ears Her Life and Writing

In July 2007, the acclaimed writer Bessie Head would have turned 70 years old. Her friends, colleagues andliterary critics honoured her with a series of conferences, new books and theses and the founding of a permanent Bessie Head Heritage Trust to guarantee the future of her house and literary papers.
R 70,55 R 83,00

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

One of America's most important classics, the first and best loved volume of Maya Angelou's bestselling seven-volume autobiography
R 182,75 R 215,00