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Roepman (2011-uitgawe) | General Fiction

Jan van Tonder

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Both funny and terrible, magical and grimly realistic, this is a coming of age novel about a young boy living in a railway settlement in Durban in the mid-sixties. Its narrator, Timus, is part of a large family struggling to make ends meet, and though the life he observes around him is often disturbing, his narration is suffused with a sense of wonder and an emotional resonance that leaves the reader feeling life is beautiful.


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Roepman (2011-uitgawe) | General Fiction

Author: Jan van Tonder
Category: General Fiction
ISBN: 9780798155342
Date Released: 15 May 2011
Price (incl. VAT): R 255.00
Format: Soft cover, 200 pp

About this author

Jan van Tonder

Jan Christiaan van Tonder was born on 29 August 1954 and grew up in Durban. He has a degree in psychology and criminology. He started writing in 1979 while he...