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Persomi | General Fiction

Irma Joubert


Set against the backdrop of the turbulent 40s and 50s in South Africa. Pérsomi is a “bywoner” child, wise beyond her years, who develops an unlikely friendship with Boelie, the Bushveld farm owner Mister Fourie’s eldest son and heir; friendship turns to love, but any firm romantic commitment is inhibited by the knowledge that her biological father’s identity has never been disclosed – in fact, Boelie may be her own brother!

After obtaining her law degree and going into practice, Pérsomi finds herself defending an Indian family who fall victim to the apartheid government’s ill-advised “forced removals” policy. Her actions bring her into conflict with her community, and especially Boelie . . . Pérsomi’s story is a sweeping saga that is sure to have wide appeal.

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Persomi | General Fiction

Author: Irma Joubert
Category: General Fiction
ISBN: 9780624049340
Date Released: 13 October 2010
Price (incl. VAT): R 315.00
Format: Soft cover, 512pp

About this author

Irma Joubert

Irma Joubert was a history teacher for 35 years. This experience has stood her in good stead when it comes to doing extensive research for her historical novels...