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    Going back to say goodbye

    R175,00 R210,00
    Kenneth de Kok describes his childhood in Stilfontein, a small mining town in the Transvaal. Set in the 1950s, the story immerses the reader in a world of bicycle races down dirt roads, kleilat fights, childhood pacts and seaside holidays. A Row of Bluegums is a sensitively written memoir about fathers and sons and, importantly, about growing up.

    William Shakespeare: His Life and Work

    R139,00 R185,00
    Anthony Holden's magisterial biography of William Shakespeare, reissued to celebrate the four-hundredth anniversary of the Bard's death.

    Drug muled

    R175,00 R220,00
    On the verge of a big break in modelling, Miss SA finalist, 21-year-old Vanessa Goosen is caught up in every travellerÆs nightmare.

    A Gift from Darkness: How I Escaped with My Daughter from Boko Haram

    R250,00 R295,00
    A Gift from Darkness is the harrowing yet inspirational story of a young, pregnant Nigerian girl and the hell she endured for the sake of her unborn child when she was kidnapped by Boko Haram.

    Born a crime

    R240,00 R285,00
    Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison. Born a Crime is the story of a mischievous young boy who grows into a restless young man as he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed to exist.

    Nobody's business

    R155,00 R225,00
    In 2003, Thabo Jijana's father was gunned down in a scrap between rival taxi associations who had been forced to operate from a single rank.

    Ballerina Dreams

    R110,00 R120,00
    At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina that changed her life. She was living in an orphanage in Sierra Leone at the time, but was soon adopted and brought to America. Michaela never forgot the photo of the dancer she once saw, and decided to make her dream of becoming a ballerina come true. This book tells her story.

    The Penguin Lessons

    R155,00 R180,00
    Set against Argentina's turbulent years following the collapse of the corrupt Peronist regime, this is the story of Juan Salvador the penguin, rescued by Tom from an oil slick in Uruguay just days before a new term.

    Geheime revolusie

    R225,00 R285,00
    In die duistere wereld van spioene geld die gewone reels nie en is alles geoorloof in die naam van landsveiligheid û selfs om met die staat se vyand no. 1 te praat. Dit is presies wat Niel Barnard in die laat 1980Æs as hoof van die Nasionale Intelligensiediens (NI) gedoen het.

    Broedertwis

    R215,00 R260,00
    Een oorlog, twee broers, een tragiese twis. Albert Blake kyk in sy jongste boek na hoe verraad die bittereinder-generaal Christiaan de Wet en sy joiner-broer, Piet, uitmekaar gedryf het. Wie was reg: Christiaan, wat ten alle koste die vryheidstryd wou voer of Piet wat die einde aan die smart van die oorlog wou bring?

    Zayn

    R215,00 R250,00

    Elvis: The Illustrated Biography

    R129,00 R613,78
    Charts the life and achievements of the boy from Tupelo, Mississippi, from his first taste of fame in the early 1950s to his untimely death in 1977. In this title, photographs document in chronological order the important events in his life and career; his early concerts, the films, his time in the army, and his marriage to Priscilla.

    Son of Hamas: A Gripping Account of Terror, Betrayal, Political Intrigue, and Unthinkable Choices

    R170,00 R189,94
    The oldest son of Sheikh Hassan Yousef, a founding member of Hamas, reveals new information about the world's most dangerous terrorist organization, unveils the truth about his own role in the organization, and explains his dangerous decision to make his newfound Christian faith public.

    God praat Afrikaans

    R120,00 R150,00
    Kom stap saam met die gewilde kletsrymer HemelBesem op sy lewenspad. Hy gesels reguit oor die dinge wat hom gevorm het, die sake wat hom na aan die hart le ... en hy doen dit in die taal van sy hart: Afrikaans.

    When Breath Becomes Air

    R175,00 R205,00
    At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor, the next he was a patient struggling to live. In this book, he offers a life-affirming reflection on facing our mortality and on the relationship between doctor and patient.