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Raaiselkind (filmuitgawe) | Fiction

Annelie Botes


A gripping narrative that explores the affliction of autism. There are two central female characters: Ingrid Dorfling, Alexander’s mother, who desperately tries to make her son more “human” and who loses almost everything in the process. The character parallel to Ingrid, is Miriam. She is the caregiver and the only one – with her childlike faith and wisdom – who understands “Boetatjie”. When nothing else seems to help, she sits with him under the wild olive tree and sings soothing songs.

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Raaiselkind (filmuitgawe) | Fiction

Author: Annelie Botes
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780624084983
Date Released: 01 February 2018
Price (incl. VAT): R 240.00
Format: Soft cover, 328pp

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Annelie Botes

Annelie Botes was born in June 1957 on the farm Grootfontein in the Kammanassie near Uniondale. She was baptised and schooled in Uniondale, and got married...