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    Ian Brady and Myra Hindley

    R69,00 R169,22
    Though more than half a century has passed since cold-blooded killers. Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, were apprehended, the chilling details of the Moors murders are as intriguing as ever. Unearth the honor of their crimes in this fascinating account, packed with haunting photographs and harrowing detail that will linger in the mind of the reader long after the last page.

    AB

    R300,00 R350,00
    AB de Villiers is one of the finest batsmen ever to play cricket, and yet his achievement extends beyond his outrageous armoury of drives, pulls, paddles, scoops and flicks.

    Flame in the snow

    R149,00 R360,00
    In a telegram dated 29 April 1963, thirty-year-old Afrikaans poet Ingrid Jonker thanks Andre Brink, a young novelist of twenty-eight, for flowers and a letter he sent her. In the more than two hundred letters that followed this telegram, one of South African literatureÆs most famous love affairs unfolds.

    Transit to heaven

    R125,00 R139,94
    A devout, educated and faithful Muslim, Salma Said Ali testifies to a series of revelations and wonders she witnessed that introduced Jesus Christ to her life. Transit to Heaven is the fascinating account of SalmaÆs journey to Christianity and offers insight into the life of a Muslim woman honestly seeking God.

    Met 'n diepe verlange

    R29,00 R145,00
    Catherine Willemse se diepe verlange was om vir die wat na haar kom 'n geskiedenis na te laat. Sy is gebore uit die derde geslag vrygemaakte slawe.

    The Battle for Cosatu: An Insider's View

    R225,00 R275,00
    From his early start as a passionate pro-labour and anti-apartheid campaigner in Britain in the 1960s, to championing and defending the rights of workers in South Africa for the last 30 years, Patrick Craven first served as the editor of Cosatu’s magazine, then rose through the ranks of the Congress to become National Spokesperson. Craven has become the go-to person for labour-related commentary. In this, Craven’s first book, we are given insight into one of the most tumultuous times for trade unions in post-apartheid South Africa. Beginning with the run-up to Cosatu’s 11th National Congress in 2012, to the expulsion from Cosatu of both Numsa (the National Union of Metalworkers of SA) in 2014, and its own General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi in 2015, Craven tracks events as they unfolded. Drawing strongly on personal recollections, media interpretations and official documents, Craven exposes the breakdown of the tripartite alliance – and the implications of this for South Africa’s labour movement and the country as a whole.

    Degas' dust

    R250,00 R300,00
    The enthralling tale of charismatic South African businessman, theatre owner, art collector and chopper pilot Carnie Matisonn, whose questáto rescue an Edgar Degas portrait of his great uncle takes himáinto the murky worlds of Apartheid sanctions-busting, Mossad agents, international art dealers and Nazi hunters.

    Billie Piper: A Biography

    R39,00 R136,81
    Summer 1998: Billie, aged fifteen, explodes on to the celebrity scene as the youngest artist ever to debut at number one. From her failed marriage to Chris Evans to her hugely successful switch to acting, Billie has experienced a hell of a lot in her blistering career. This is the biography of Billie Piper, an acclaimed actress.

    The Australian Book of Family Murders

    R59,00 R434,05
    More than fifty per cent of all murders in Australia each year are classified as 'domestic', that is, they involve a death caused by another family member, whether it be a mother, father, spouse, de facto, child or stepchild. This book contains over twenty of the most remarkable and bizarre cases of death by a family member over the years.

    Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Pie

    R59,00 R195,90
    When journalist Beth Howard's young husband died suddenly, baking was the one things that still made her smile. So Beth hit the road in their old camper van, travelling across America and bringing Pie to those who need it most.

    Letters to the Midwife: Correspondence with Jennifer Worth, the Author of Call the Midwife

    R99,00 R343,00
    Memories and stories from those who were inspired by the bestselling CALL THE MIDWIFE books. Also includes previously unpublished photos and journal entries by Jennifer herself, along with a foreword by Miranda Hart and an introduction by the family. Unabridged edition.

    Going back to say goodbye

    R175,00 R210,00
    Kenneth de Kok describes his childhood in Stilfontein, a small mining town in the Transvaal. Set in the 1950s, the story immerses the reader in a world of bicycle races down dirt roads, kleilat fights, childhood pacts and seaside holidays. A Row of Bluegums is a sensitively written memoir about fathers and sons and, importantly, about growing up.

    Battlefields of gold

    R39,00 R250,00
    This is the story of 25 tumultuous years in the life of Gold fields, one of the world's great mining companies. If it is true that 'Big business' is the last adventure frontier, then mining for gold has to be the most adventurous, dangerous and unpredictable business pursuit of them all.

    J M Coetzee: 'n Geskryfde lewe

    R49,00 R325,00
    Al is die Nobelpryswenner J.M. Coetzee wereldwyd as romanskrywer en letterkundige bekend, was daar nog geen omvattende biografie oor hom nie.

    William Shakespeare: His Life and Work

    R139,00 R185,00
    Anthony Holden's magisterial biography of William Shakespeare, reissued to celebrate the four-hundredth anniversary of the Bard's death.

    David Kramer

    R69,00 R245,00
    David Kramer se bekendheid strek wyer as die Karoovlaktes. Sy weghol-treffers en oorrompelende glimlag in die Volkswagen-advertensies het in die 1980's 'n huishoudelike naam van hom gemaak.