Books tagged: apartheid era

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Bright Shadows
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,900. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Annetjie Myburgh is the only child of a National Party Cabinet Minister. Ricardo Titus is a revolutionary who have given up his studies to join the struggle for independence. Annetjie’s father has all the sinister power of the apartheid regime at his disposal to crush those in the struggle; what will he do when his own daughter is involved?
Impimpi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,390. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Apartheid South Africa (1950–1976) provides the context in which an Eastern Cape boy grapples with mean­ing in an environment of superstition, religion, tradi­tion, war, racism, broken relationships and betrayal. Impimpi echoes our contemporary world: morality and justice continue to be corrupted by cultural zealots and religious extremists, love is still blind, and betrayal remains omnipresent.
Of Wheels and Witches
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,370. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Action & Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Prejudice & Racism
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A Johannesburg schoolboy goes to spend the school holidays at a farm. There he meets three other children from different backgrounds. They have fun riding horses and exploring caves, until they encounter an ominous symbol of a wheel, and through a witch they learn of a plot to harm the father of one of them. They try to warn him of the danger, and come up against the power of the apartheid state.
The Fogstar Project
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,090. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The Fogstar Project is a romp through 1970s South Africa as members of the Okhela Group train their sights on Fogstar, Prime Minister of the Republic. Rambunctious Sithole, professor of Hitler Studies at the University of Umtata, provides the backdrop to this thrilling comic novel by lost surrealist writer, William Ngwenya Burroughs.
Light On A Dark Secret
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,900. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Insightful, Revealing, Shocking! A glimpse of what it was truly like to live and love under the repressive regime of Apartheid. Light on a Dark Secret is a vivid reminder of apartheid’s injustice and its far-reaching effects.
6692 Pisces the Sailfish
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,970. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
This memoir follows my young family's adventures after we bought a jinxed yacht, watched it smash to pieces, rebuilt it, sailed away, found paradise, punished betrayal, discovered treasure and survived sharks, crazed lemurs, gossiping walruses, a lynch mob, explosive gas and oozing quicksand. It reveals how, in answer to my prayer, we lost everything and how and why I tried to commit murder.
Chocolate Soldier
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,600. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
Chocolate Soldier is the true story of a young man’s coming of age in South Africa’s turbulent Apartheid years; an autobiographical account of his experience in the SADF, serving in a Mounted Infantry Unit. Set against the backdrop of Namibia’s beautiful landscape, this is a gritty story of the gruelling and hilarious experiences of an Equestrian Rifleman in the South West African Border.