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The Porcupine Farmer
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Two American photo-journalists are touring the barren Karoo area of South Africa, doing research for an article. Their journey leads them to a remote farm and an encounter with an old man whose stoic, dignified exterior hides a determination to succeed and a sense of humor that change them forever.
Within The Spirit - The White Owl Calls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
How do I describe my fascination for the soul called Helen Martins and her (like mine) loneliness of a love gone and a life alone and the reclusiveness that blossomed into a work of art? I can but only write in words of art how I see her adventure of life. Visiting my ‘Ouma and Papa’s farm house, I would sit at her feet listening to her talk to my Late Mother and Father; for this I thank her.
Tales of the Great Karoo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Dov Silverman. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Two delightfully illustrated tales told to HugglySnugglyPoo by his mother at bedtime - why the dinosaurs are gone from the Great Karoo. And of a brave Roy Jumparoo, saved by his canoe.
Lotter's Last Fight
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,840. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Historically accurate, this fast-moving, non-fictional story is about how a barman led small-time farmers in the Karoo from the Graaff-Reinet district into rebellion in 1901 during the South African War. At first it was easy to sow mayhem, but nine months later they were run to earth in a sheep-shed in the pouring rain. The story of the casualties, the executions, their exile and return is given.