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    Everest untold

    R200,00 R250,00
    Patrick Conroy takes us on a journey to the highest mountain in the world, where one of the greatest tragedies in climbing history was about to unfold. Filled with photographs and sketches from his notebooks we become part of the 702 team sent to cover the South African Everest Expedition of 1996.

    Letters to My Daughter: Robert Menzies, Letters, 1955-1975

    R39,00
    Robert Menzies remains a towering figure in our political and cultural history. This collection of letters written to his only daughter, Heather, is brimful of warmth, love and humour, and provides a fascinating insight into one of our most influential Australians. 'As prime minister, Menzies strode the stage like a colossus ...here he is affectionate paterfamilias, supportive sibling, benevolent uncle.' Sydney Morning Herald 'Menzies was a very accomplished writer and the combination of geniality and acerbity is winning.' The Age 'The letters reveal an articulate and sensitive man who took great care in expressing himself through words. Letters not only provides a deeply personal study into Australia's most successful politician, but opens a window onto a world of politics - indeed a way of life - that no longer exists.' Herald Sun"

    Conversations with Myself

    R149,00 R290,00
    Nelson Mandela's book Conversations With Myself is an unprecedented and official portrait of one of the great leaders of our time, with a foreword by President Barack Obama

    The Complete Michael Palin Diaries

    R399,00 R762,59
    All three of Michael Palin's bestselling diaries, covering 30 years from 1969 to 1998.

    The John Lennon Letters

    R129,00
    The first-ever collection of the letters of John Lennon, now available in paperback.

    The John Lennon Letters

    R199,00 R365,00
    The first-ever collection of the letters of John Lennon, a must-have for all fans of The Beatles.

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

    R99,00 R332,47
    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 Also includes previously unpublished photos and journal entries by Jennifer herself, along with a foreword by Miranda Hart and an introduction by the family.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.

    Roughing it: 1820 Settlers in Their Own Words

    R255,00 R300,00
    Did you know the term "roughing it" comes from the 1820 settlers' tent village at Algoa Bay? Or that her new home "the most miserable country mentioned in the world?" This is the story of the 1820 settlers dramatic first three years in their own words - letters, journals and diaries tell of dangerous voyages and the establishment of farms in a harsh environment. a compelling narrative that moved.

    A Leap of Faith: Going, Doing and Changing Ourselves and the World Around Us

    R400,00
    A book of letters written by a father to his sons, and to us, so we can find within our lives the power to create meaning, purpose and joy. It is a book especially suited to women and young people who have been locked out from their dreams. It is a book geared to empower people, freeing us to create unbelievable things by using what we have.

    Dear World, How are You?

    R280,00 R320,00
    When Toby Little was five years old, he decided to write to someone in every country in the world. With the help of his mum, Toby started handwriting and posting letters to everyone from research scientists in Antarctica to game-keepers in Chad and even the Pope. Not only did Toby achieve his goal but the world wrote back.

    Letters from a Flying Officer

    R425,00
    The exciting diaries and letters of a World War One fighter ace

    Letters to a Young Poet

    R31,00 R35,00
    'What matters is to live everything. Live the questions for now.' This title features profound and lyrical letters the author wrote to a young friend with advise on writing, love, sex, suffering and the nature of advice itself.

    Instead of a Book: Letters to a Friend

    R187,00 R220,00
    Thirty years of wit, wisdom, gossip and intimacy from Diana Athill, one of the nation's bestselling and best-loved authors, in the first collection of her letters ever to be published.

    Mockingbird Songs: My Friendship with Harper Lee

    R201,00 R230,00
    Writing resonated with many Alabamians, in particular three sisters: Louise, Alice, and Nelle Harper Lee. Beginning with their first meeting in 1983, a mutual respect and affection for the state's history and literature matured into a deep friendship between two families who can trace their roots there back more than five generations.

    Dear Michael, Love Dad: Letters, Laughter and All the Things We Leave Unsaid.

    R166,00 R195,00
    'wonderful, moving, humorous ... extremely poignant' Charlie Mortimer, Dear Lupin