The author and her family fled the horrors of Nazi occupation by hiding in the back of a warehouse in Amsterdam for two years with another family and a German dentist. Aged thirteen when she went into the secret annexe, she kept a diary.
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.
Op 29 April 1963 stuur Ingrid Jonker ’n telegram aan Andre P. Brink om dankie te se vir blomme en ’n brief wat hy vir haar gestuur het. Hulle het mekaar ’n paar dae tevore ontmoet. Hy was agt-en-twintig; sy ’n jaar ouer. So begin ’n briewewisseling tussen twee skrywers wat duur tot sy laaste brief aan haar in April 1965.
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.
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.
South Africa has seen a disturbing culture of acquiesce and silence develop after 1994. Such silence is largely driven by patronage and a misplaced sense of loyalty, especially to the ruling party. It is clear that speaking out has been left to a few voices that are seen as having nothing to lose.
Mademoiselle S, or Simone, was a well-educated and cultured lady living in Paris at the height of the glamorous roaring twenties. Simone's letters to her married lover Charles express her desires, fears, anxieties and fantasies. This is a collection of her long lost love letters from 1928 to 1930, recently discovered in a dusty cellar in Paris.