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    R251,00 - R500,00

    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.

    Damascus Diaries: Life Under the Assads

    R255,00 R306,21
    Highly entertaining first-hand account of life in Damascus in the 1990's. Amusing and evocative anecdotes from a gifted storyteller - an author regularly published in the UK press and highly active in the Middle Eastern literary field. Immensely relevant to current situation in Syria. Foreword by Sir Andrew Green (former ambassador to Syria).

    The Canterbury Church Book & Desk Diary 2018

    R495,00 R496,95
    This loose-leaf 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.

    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.

    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.

    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 A5 loose-leaf 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

    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.

    Dear World, How are You?

    R263,00 R310,82

    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.