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.
In a telegram dated 29 April 1963, thirty-year-old 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. JonkerÆs final letter to Brink is dated 18 April 1965.
Op 29 April 1963 stuur Ingrid Jonker Æn telegram aan Andre P. Brink om dankie te se vir blomme en Æn brief wat hy vir haar gestuur het. Hulle het mekaar Æn paar dae tevore ontmoet. Hy was agt-en-twintig; sy Æn jaar ouer. So begin Æn briewewisseling tussen twee skrywers wat duur tot sy laaste brief aan haar in April 1965.
Spitfire pilot Doug Brown's RAF experiences. The first solo in a Spitfire was almost his last and he crashed on his first operation. It was a life of contrasts: the thrill of flying; the loss of fellow airmen; anticipation of combat; the boredom of 'readiness'; indulgent mess banquets; pranks and comradeship; and the unrelenting toil of war.
From 1888 to 1892 W.B.Yeats contributed a series of essays on literature and Irish folklore to two American newspapers. Newly edited, annotated and introduced, this collection reveals his intense engagement with current books, plays, personalities and controversies.
From the final decade of Pauli's life, nearly 2000 letters survive. These are collected in this fundamental work on the history of physics in the post-war era. Going beyond physics, these letters also shed light on the cultural and philosophical background of our natural sciences.
This volume faithfully reproduces the public correspondence between Mr. Thomas A. Murphy, former Board Chairman of General Motors Corporation, and two accounting leaders, during the latter two's term of service as Chair of the Financial Accounting Standards Board [FASB].
Details the life of the family of Lieutenant Marcus Bethune Ely and his unit, the Russell Guards (Co. H, 54th Georgia Regiment) in the midst of one of the US's country's greatest tragedies. The letters presented here provide a picture of life on both the battlefield and the homefront, often touched with humour and love.