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Tales of South Africa

C.Murray Booysen

Tales of South Africa

an anthology of South African short stories.

by C.Murray Booysen

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Published by Howard Timmins in Cape Town .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13874008M


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Old Hendrik's Tales. Notes: Contains 13 South African folktales. Author: Captain Arthur Owen Vaughan Published: Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co., London, New York & Bombay.

Tales of South Africa Contents: The secret of Verloren Vlei -- A bushwoman's romance -- A desert mystery -- The professor's butterfly -- A Boer pastoral -- Piet Van Staden's wife -- A legend of Prince Maurice -- The Tapinyani concession -- Vrouw Van Vuuren's Frenchman -- The great secret -- The story of Jacoba Steyn.

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