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    Selected Letters

    R337,00 R385,00
    Offers an extensive selection of author's letters, arranged by subject so that you can choose from themes including social life, the Court, politics, literature, and the evolution of his Gothic castle and art and book collections at Strawberry Hill.

    Letters from the Suitcase

    R268,00 R315,00
    THE LETTERS FROM THE SUITCASE - An enchanting, poignant and incredibly moving account of the five year early marriage between two lovers divided by war - and the legacy they left for their only child.

    The Dream Shall Never Die: 100 Days That Changed Scotland Forever

    R193,00 R260,78
    The completely revised and updated paperback edition of Alex Salmond's referendum dairy, which contains an exclusive new 45-day diary.

    The Sixties: Diaries Volume Two 1960-1969: Volume 2

    R387,00 R455,00
    Takes the reader from the bohemian sunshine of Southern California to a London finally swinging free of post-war gloom, to the racy cosmopolitanism of New York, and the raw Australian outback.

    Selected Letters

    R211,00
    This is the largest selection of Stoic philosopher and tragedian Seneca's letters currently available. In them Seneca advises his friend Lucilius on how to do without what is superfluous, whether on the subject of happiness, riches, reputation, or the emotions. We learn too about Seneca's personal and political life in the time of Nero.

    The Diary of a Young Girl

    R364,00 R395,00
    Presents the author as a teenage girl who fretted about and tried to cope with her own emerging sexuality and who also veered between being a carefree child and an aware adult. This title is a true story to be rediscovered by each generation.

    Dear World, How are You?

    R263,00 R310,82

    Veteran Narratives and the Collective Memory of the Vietnam War

    R679,00
    In the decades since the Vietnam War, veteran memoirs have influenced Americans' understanding of the conflict. Yet few historians or literary scholars have scrutinized how the genre has shaped the nation's collective memory of the war and its aftermath.

    Few Eggs and No Oranges: Vere Hodgson's Diary, 1940-45

    R318,00
    A 600 page diary kept from 194-45 in Notting Hill Gate, full of observation and humour. Preface by Jenny Hartley.

    The Correspondence of Charles Darwin: Volume 23, 1875: Volume 23

    R3 138,00
    Letters from 1875, when Darwin published Insectivorous plants and began work on Cross and self fertilisation in the vegetable kingdom.

    The Storyteller of Jerusalem: The Life and Times of Wasif Jawhariyyeh, 1904-1948

    R316,00 R387,78
    ONCE UPON A TIME IN JERUSALEM The memoirs of Wasif Jawhariyyeh are a remarkable treasure trove of writings on the life, culture, music, and history of Jerusalem. Spanning over four decades, from 1904 to 1948, they cover a period of enormous and turbulent change in Jerusalems history Ottoman rule, the British mandate, and the run-up to the founding of the state of Israelbut change lived and recalled from the daily vantage point of the street storyteller. Oud player, music lover and ethnographer, poet, collector, partygoer, satirist, civil servant, local historian, devoted son, husband, father, and person of faith, Wasif viewed the life of his city through multiple roles and lenses. The result is a vibrant, unpredictable, sprawling collection of anecdotes, observations, and yearnings as varied as the city itself.

    The Canterbury Church Book & Desk Diary 2018

    R495,00 R496,95
    This annual diary starts at Advent Sunday, with a page per day and a double page for Sundays. Suitable for all who use the 3-year lectionary, it gives lectionary readings from Common Worship and the Book of Common Prayer, as well as Collects for Sundays, holy days and festivals.