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    Letters to the Midwife: Correspondence with Jennifer Worth, the Author of Call the Midwife

    R99,00 R332,47
    Memories and stories from those who were inspired by the bestselling CALL THE MIDWIFE books. Also includes previously unpublished photos and journal entries by Jennifer herself, along with a foreword by Miranda Hart and an introduction by the family. Unabridged edition.

    No Invitation Required: The Pelham Cottage Years

    R59,00 R125,00
    Pelham Cottage - with its infamous unlocked back gate - was where Annabel Goldsmith kept an open house for some of the most sophisticated and iconic people of the 1960s and 1970s.

    Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Pie

    R59,00 R195,90
    When journalist Beth Howard's young husband died suddenly, baking was the one things that still made her smile. So Beth hit the road in their old camper van, travelling across America and bringing Pie to those who need it most.

    Murder on the Home Front: A True Story of Morgues, Murderers and Mysteries in the Blitz

    R59,00 R140,00
    The remarkable memoir of Molly Lefebure, secretary to the Home Office's chief forensic pathologist during the Second World War. NOW ADAPTED FOR TELEVISION, TO BE BROADCAST ON ITV1 in 2013.

    The House on Carnaval Street: From Kabul to a Home by the Mexican Sea

    R59,00 R195,00
    By the bestselling author of The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul, an inspiring story about one woman's quest to find herself after fleeing Afghanistan.

    In the Midst of Life: Is There Such a Thing as a Good Death?

    R149,00 R235,00
    The bestselling author of the CALL THE MIDWIFE series returns with a new collection of moving true-life stories from her time as a nurse. Abridged edition.

    Farewell to the East End

    R149,00 R386,21
    The third and final book in the bestselling CALL THE MIDWIFE trilogy, now a major BBC TV series starring Miranda Hart and Jessica Raine. Abridged edition.

    Guard a Silver Sixpence: My Yorkshire Family's Secret

    R59,00 R170,00
    A moving family history, and the inspirational story of a woman who finally learned how to put the past behind her.

    A Drake at the Door: Tales from a Cornish Flower Farm

    R49,00 R160,00
    What would it take to risk everything, give up your job, and make the move to a simple life in Cornwall?

    'n Vurk in die pad

    R59,00
    Hierdie memoir is, soos Andre Brink dit self stel, 'n reaksie op "'n behoefte à om nader te kyk na party gebeurtenisse in my lewe wat ek nog nie genoegsaam ondersoek het nie; baie dinge wat ek nog nie verstaan nie; baie wat my seergemaak of verras of vreugde veroorsaak hetà"

    One Hundred and Four Horses: A Family Forced to Run. The Horses They Had to Save. An Epic Journey to Freedom.

    R99,00 R205,00
    'A letter is handed to you. In broken English, it tells you that you must now vacate your farm; that this is no longer your home, for it now belongs to the crowd on your doorstep. Then the drums begin to beat.'

    Indescribable

    R39,00 R245,00
    From the age of eight Candice Derman locked away her secret and lived two lives. The darkness spread but she learned how to live with it. She grew up never knowing if she would ever be able to love all of herself. She became a normal, not normal child and her secret lay hidden inside her for many years.

    Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

    R185,00 R205,00
    A deeply rendered self-portrait of a lifelong surfer by the acclaimed New Yorker writer

    The Sum of Our Days

    R59,00
    A brilliant memoir from the celebrated Chilean novelist on friends, family and life in California, her adopted home.

    The Way I See it: Rants, Revelations and Rules for Life

    R20,00 R431,66
    Alan Sugar is back, and this time he's taking on the world in this entertaining, opinionated and funny new book.

    Going back to say goodbye

    R175,00 R220,00
    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.