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Herman C Bosman

A Bosman Treasury-Preface by Lionel Abrahams.

Published: Human & Rousseau, Cape Town & Johannesburg, 1991 ISBN 0 7981 2830 5

Edition: First Illustrated Edition

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The name of Herman Charles Bosman is an enduring one in the annals of South African literature and he must surely be rated as South Africa's pre-eminent writer of short stories.

Now gathered together in this volume is a treasury of Bosman's stories, essays, chronicles and poems. It is vintage Bosman, which will not only provoke laughter and delight but evoke thought, as Bosman weaves hsi magic around the follies, idiosyncrasies, humaneness and nobility of the human apirit. An air of nostalgia surrounds the tales of the Great Marico, Johannesburg and Cape Town of the 1930s and 1940s, but Bosman'd genius imbues them with a timelessness as relevant today as when they were first written.

Lionel Abrahams, an authority on the writings of Bosman, has chosen a popular selection from the imcomparable pen of a master storyteller.Illustrated by Ian Lusted. Hardback with Dustcover. Frontispiece- vii plus 304 pages text and illustrations, some in full colour. Very clean copy.

  • Jacket Condition: Very Good
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 20 X 26cm
  • Sold By: Quathlamba Winds Books
  • Contact Person: Ian & Yvonne Halford
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 01743 361772
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Paypal-Cheques-Direct Transfer to UK Bank.
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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