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The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,820. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Fifteen years before their heroic action on the Somme, Canadians were engaged in their first international war - the Anglo-Boer (1899-1902) - in South Africa. It was a horrific initiation to the catastrophic effects of modern warfare. Seen through the eyes of the officers and men, this is the story of the part they played in one of the most important battles of the war - the Battle of Paardeberg.
Roep van die Visarend
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 68,700. Language: Afrikaans. Published: June 3, 2014 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » General
Deel in die lief en leed, drome en teleurstellings van die boere in die Krokodilriviervallei noord van die Magaliesberg. Die rivier met sy voëllewe is deel van die daaglikse ervaring van die plaasgemeenskap naby Brits, wat vir hulle oorlewing op die geskiedkundige rivier vertrou. Vir party mense weerklink die roep van die visarend, baie duideliker as vir die ander. Sprei jou vlerke saam met hulle.
De Boer Wars - Een Korte Geschiedenis
You set the price! Words: 7,000. Language: Dutch. Published: December 20, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » War
Dit boek laat je kennismaken met de Anglo-Boerenoorlogen, twee van de Victoriaanse oorlogen van het Britse Rijk. Het is een begrijpelijk en uitvoerig verslag van de twee Anglo-Boerenoorlogen die in de periodes 1880-1881 en 1899-1902 werden uitgevochten. Dit is een fascinerend verhaal over twee van de bloedigste en duurste oorlogen sinds meer dan een eeuw, die de twee Boerenrepublieken
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.
Gietoffers van my siel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,940. Language: Afrikaans. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » General
“Gietoffers van my siel”, ’n digbundel van Boerius (Wilhelm Pretorius,) is Afrikaanse digkuns op sy beste. Die gedigte spreek meesterlik ’n wye verskeidenheid sielstemas aan. “Gietoffers van my siel” is ’n literêre skat wat tuishoort in elke huis. Nie net om te geniet en weer en weer te lees nie, maar om ook in bewaring gehou te word as eendag se ware Afrikana.
Soldiers’ Tales - As told to the folks back home
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Genuine tales told by soldiers from the Boer War of 1899 to Afghanistan in 2011. The clear unvarnished truth from men who were in the tranches of World War I, who flew bombing missions over Germany in World War II, who were captured by the Japanese, who invaded Suez in 1956, who met Russians in the Cold War and much else besides.
The Brave Boer Boy and Other Stories
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Short stories from the South African War. They are historical fragments found during our research. Included a story of a brave youngster who walked about 500 miles to find his father; 2 about Winston Churchill; baboons that kept sentry duty; early x-rays and others from both the rebel and loyalist sides
Memoir of an Apartheid Cop
Price: Free! Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This memoir reflects the true story of a South African policeman, who served his country during the apartheid era, and also 7 years into democracy. The author spent the last few years of his 24-year long career in the crime-ridden and war torn province of KwaZulu/Natal, where he performed official duties as a forensic ballistic analyst.
Claw of Gold
You set the price! Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Found after being buried for a hundred years is a deed box containing dramatic first hand Zulu and settler interviews given to an investigative journalist. He witnesses a murder and flees to a hideaway where he links their statements into a story that splutters and sparks like a fuse leading to an explosive climax. Believing his executioners are close, he buries it. Historic facts add credibility.