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Begeerte | General Fiction

Eben Venter


WA Hofmeyr Prize (2004)

Eben Venter establishes eroticism as the leitmotif of Begeerte ("Desire") in the very first sentence. Although this new Karoo novel is first and foremost a record of a woman's life, it is also a record of a family's life in South Africa in the 1940s. The woman is Madelein, a woman who remains loyal and forgiving towards a husband who cannot resist the sensuality of women.

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Begeerte | General Fiction

Author: Eben Venter
Category: General Fiction
ISBN: 9780624041603
Date Released: 03 May 2003
Price (incl. VAT): R 290.00
Format: Softcover, 288 pp

About this author

Eben Venter

Eben Venter was raised on a sheep farm in Eastern Cape, South Africa. He read philosophy at university and migrated to Australia in 1986 when a State of...