Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa by Sophie Neville
Approx. 108,510 words.
Published on June 4, 2013.
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.