Kyk my in die oe is die eerste in sy soort in Afrikaans. 'n Reguit en insiggewende storie van een mens se pad met bipolere gemoedstoornis. Die verhaal speel af teen die agtergrond van 'n besige nuuskantoor waar Elsabe as joernalis werk, onder andere tydens die moord op Marike de Klerk.
Recounts author's improbable journey, from his post-war London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity. This book deals wiht the challenges that confronted him following his diagnosis of motor neurone disease aged twenty-one.
When Jennifer Worth became a midwife in the 1950s, she joined an East End where many lives were touched by the shadow of the workhouse. For, although the institutions were officially abolished in 1930, in relaity many did not close until several decades later.
In her follow-up to her bestselling Call the Mdwife, Jennifer Worth tells the true stories of the people she met. There's Peggy and Frank, who were seperated in the workhouse when their parents died - until Frank's strength and determination enabled him to make a home for his sister. Jane was a bright, lively child, whose spirit was broken by cruely, until she found kindness and love later in life. Then there is the matchmaking nun, Sister Julienne, and Sister Monica Joan, who ends up in the High Court...
What do you do when your wife abducts your children? This title is a provocative journey through complex and controversial territory: child murder, tsunami, international conventions, hatred, cultures at war. It goes to the heart of relations between parents and children, men and women, and between races - to the heart of what it is to be alive.
Though more than half a century has passed since cold-blooded killers. Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, were apprehended, the chilling details of the Moors murders are as intriguing as ever.
Unearth the honor of their crimes in this fascinating account, packed with haunting photographs and harrowing detail that will linger in the mind of the reader long after the last page.
In hierdie oorsigtelike huldeblyk aan 'n merkwaardige vrou ontleed Chris Karsten die geheim van haar vordering van Æn plot op Putfontein tot die panteon van sterre. Dat Charlize Theron beeldskoon is, het gehelp. Maar iets besonders is in haar raakgesien.
In 1967, 18-year-old Susanna Kaysen was sent to McLean Hospital to be treated for depression and spent most of the next two years there. In this, her memoir of her time there, she questions our definitions of sane and insane, and offers vivid portraits of her fellow patients and their keepers.
With his extraordinary ability to capture the spirit of the age, Tony Bilson has been one of Australia's leading chefs for over 40 years and his restaurants have represented milestones in Australian gastronomy.