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    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"

    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 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 Also includes previously unpublished photos and journal entries by Jennifer, along with a foreword by Miranda Hart and an introduction by the Worth family.

    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.

    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 From the Front: Letters and Diaries from the BEF in Flanders and France, 1914-1918.

    R375,00
    The First World War told in the letters and diaries of those that fought it.

    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 fatherÆs mother and sisters, photographed in Berlin in 1937, before they were killed in the Holocaust.

    Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War

    R241,00 R275,00
    Ian Buruma's moving and powerful story of his grandparents' enduring love through the terror and separation of two world wars.

    The Correspondence

    R219,00 R250,00
    Can civilization save us from ourselves? In this book, that is the question the author asks in a series of six letters written during dark nights of the soul.

    The Letters of John F. Kennedy

    R196,00 R230,00

    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.

    Dashing for the Post: The Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

    R200,00 R235,00
    A revelatory collection of letters written by the author of The Broken Road

    Selected Letters

    R337,00 R385,00
    In a period of great letter-writing, Keats' letters are outstanding. They begin in summer 1816, as he approached his twenty-first birthday, and were written over the next four years until his early death. This edition includes an introduction and notes, as well as a map of Keats' Scottish walking tour and reproductions of his letters.

    Diaries and Selected Letters

    R187,00 R220,00
    This selection from the diaries and letters of the Bulgakovs, mostly translated for the first time into English, provides an insightful glimpse into a fascinating period of Russian history and literature, telling the tragic tale of the fate of an artist under a totalitarian regime.

    My Dear Bessie: A Love Story in Letters

    R219,00 R250,00
    The wartime correspondence which first warmed people's hearts in Simon Garfield's To the Letter, now available in a single volume for readers to follow their wonderful and life-changing journey

    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.