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Voetstoots (ePub) | General Fiction

John Miles

Human & Rousseau

A moving novel about the fortunes and misfortunes of the ordinary man in a society in which violence is never far from the surface. The stranger August settles in a small West Coast village while finishing the editing of a recently discovered journal of the 18th century explorer.

Soon, August finds himself drawn into a healing new relationship. The love which develops between August and Tessa is however threatened by the return to town of her husband, a volatile and unpredictable man.

As in Miles’s previous novel, Die Buiteveld, the complexity of someone’s past is portrayed against the current socio-political situation, with references to guilt about the colonial past and apartheid.

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Voetstoots (ePub) | General Fiction


Author: John Miles
Category: General Fiction
ISBN: 9780798153584
Date Released: 28 July 2009
Price (incl. VAT): R 325.00
Format: ePub

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John Miles


Johannes Daniel (John) Miles was born on 1 August 1938 in Port Elizabeth. He matriculated at Erasmus High School in Bronkhorstpruit. He obtained an MA degree in...

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