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    Everest Untold

    R200,00 R250,00

    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"

    The John Lennon Letters

    R129,00 R275,00
    The first-ever collection of the letters of John Lennon, now available in paperback.

    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.

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

    R79,00 R170,00
    Jennifer Worth's bestselling books not only inspired the BBC's CALL THE MIDWIFE, but also a deluge of letters as readers shared their own stories. Also includes previously unpublished photos and journal entries by Jennifer, along with a foreword by Miranda Hart and an introduction by the Worth family.

    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.

    Trapped

    R234,00 R260,00

    Letters of stone

    R228,00 R260,00
    As a young boy growing up in Port Elizabeth in the 1960s and 1970s, Steven Robins was haunted by an old postcard-size photograph of three unknown women on a table in the dining room. Only later did he learn that the women were his father’s mother and sisters, photographed in Berlin in 1937, before they were killed in the Holocaust.

    The Diary of a Young Girl

    R179,00 R205,00
    Aged thirteen when Anne Frank went into the secret annexe, Anne kept a diary in which she confided her innermost thoughts and feelings, movingly revealing how the eight people living under these extraordinary conditions coped with the daily threat of discovery and death, petty misunderstandings and the unbearable strain of living like prisoners.

    Dispatches: Picador Classic

    R162,00 R190,00
    With an introduction by Kevin Powers. A groundbreaking piece of journalism which inspired Stanley Kubrick's classic Vietnam War film Full Metal Jacket.

    The Princess Diarist

    R280,00 R320,00

    Making an Elephant: Writing from Within

    R162,00 R190,00
    In his first ever work of non-fiction, the Booker Prize-winning author of Last Orders and Waterland delivers a warm and generous account of what has influenced and inspired him over the years.

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

    R166,00 R195,00
    A wonderfully written account of a father's relationship with his troubled son as told through his funny, tender letters.