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Tell Tale (Paperback): Jeffrey Archer Tell Tale (Paperback)
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R285 R219 Discovery Miles 2 190 Save R66 (23%) In stock

Nearly a decade after his last volume of short stories was published, Jeffrey Archer returns with his eagerly-awaited, brand-new collection TELL TALE, giving us a fascinating, exciting and sometimes poignant insight into the people he has met, the stories he has come across and the countries he has visited during the past ten years.

Find out what happens to the hapless young detective from Naples who travels to an Italian hillside town to find out Who Killed the Mayor? and the pretentious schoolboy in A Road to Damascus, whose discovery of the origins of his father's wealth changes his life in the most profound way.

Revel in the stories of the 1930's woman who dares to challenge the men at her Ivy League University in A Gentleman and A Scholar while another young woman who thumbs a lift gets more than she bargained for in A Wasted Hour.

These wonderfully engaging and always refreshingly original tales prove not only why Archer has been compared by the critics to Dahl and Maugham, but why he was described by The Times as probably the greatest storyteller of our age.

Uncommon Type - Some Stories (Paperback): Tom Hanks Uncommon Type - Some Stories (Paperback)
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R290 R209 Discovery Miles 2 090 Save R81 (28%) In stock

A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor.

A hectic, funny sexual affair between two best friends. A World War II veteran dealing with his emotional and physical scars. A second-rate actor plunged into sudden stardom and a whirlwind press junket. A small-town newspaper columnist with old-fashioned views of the modern world. A woman adjusting to life in a new neighborhood after her divorce. Four friends going to the moon and back in a rocket ship constructed in the backyard. A teenage surfer stumbling into his father's secret life. These are just some of the people and situations that Tom Hanks explores in his first work of fiction, a collection of stories that dissects, with great affection, humour, and insight, the human condition and all its foibles. The stories are linked by one thing: in each of them, a typewriter plays a part, sometimes minor, sometimes central.

To many, typewriters represent a level of craftsmanship, beauty and individuality that is harder and harder to find in the modern world. In his stories, Mr Hanks gracefully reaches that typewriter-worthy level. Known for his honesty and sensitivity as an actor, Mr Hanks brings both those characteristics to his writing. Alternatingly whimsical, moving and occasionally melancholy, Uncommon Type is a book that will delight as well as surprise his millions of fans. It also establishes him as a welcome and wonderful new voice in contemporary fiction, a voice that perceptively delves beneath the surface of friendships, families, love and normal, everyday behaviour.

Recognition - An Anthology Of South African Short stories (Paperback): Recognition - An Anthology Of South African Short stories (Paperback)
R280 R259 Discovery Miles 2 590 Save R21 (7%) Within 4 - 10 working days

The lives of South Africans have always been interwoven in complex ways. There is a long history of division; but also of profound (and often surprising) instances of mutual recognition. Recognition is an exciting anthology of short stories in which twenty-two South African writers render these intricate connections.

The writers whose stories have been selected use the transformative power of the imagination and the unique appeal of the short story to illuminate aspects of our past and present. Cumulatively their stories tell of a history tainted by misrecognition but not, finally, bound by it. Amongst the twenty-two contributors are some of our best-known short story writers: Pauline Smith, Herman Charles Bosman, H.I. E. Dhlomo, Can Themba, Nadine Gordimer, Alex La Guma, Dan Jacobson, Miriam Tlali, Ahmed Essop, Njabulo Ndebele, Mandla Langa, Chris van Wyk, Damon Galgut, Achmat Dangor and Zoe Wicomb. And there is also a selection of vibrant newer voices: Makhosazana Xaba, Nadia Davids, Mary Watson, Lindiwe Nkutha, Wamuwi Mbao and Kobus Moolman.

Chronologically the collection ranges from the 1920s to the twenty first century. It builds on its predecessor, Encounters, but devotes significant attention to the transitional and post-apartheid years: almost half the stories were published after 1994. The anthology includes a generous and detailed introduction, written by David Medalie. It traces the motif of recognition, discusses the general characteristics of short stories and the narrative devices used by writers, and includes a brief analysis of each short story.

Recognition will appeal to teachers and students of literature. It will be enjoyed by all those who love short stories and appreciate the craftsmanship involved in telling a memorable tale.

Paris For One - And Other Stories (Paperback): Jojo Moyes Paris For One - And Other Stories (Paperback)
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R256 R193 Discovery Miles 1 930 Save R63 (25%) In stock

A collection of 11 unmissable short stories from the number 1 internationally bestselling author of Me Before You and After You.

Nell is twenty-six and has never been to Paris. She's never even been on a romantic weekend away-to anywhere-before. Travelling abroad isn't really her thing. But when Nell's boyfriend fails to show up, she has the chance to prove to everyone-including herself - that she can be independent and intrepid. Alone in Paris, Nell finds a version of herself she never knew existed...

In the ten other stories, Jojo Moyes introduces us to a cast of strong, relatable women in the midst of their everyday lives. In this irresistible collection, readers will be whisked from elegant perfume shops to taxis to five-star hotel rooms and more. Jojo Moyes always makes the ordinary moments in life extraordinary. Funny, charming, and unmissable, Paris For One and Other Stories is Moyes at her best.

*Published in the UK as Honeymoon in Paris and Other Stories.

Sunshine Noir (Paperback): Annamaria Alfieri, Michael Stanley Sunshine Noir (Paperback)
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R245 R211 Discovery Miles 2 110 Save R34 (14%) In stock

In these stories, seventeen writers from around the globe tell of dark doings in sunny places.

Join them in the Dominican Republic, the Sonoran Desert of Arizona, chic Mykonos, Seville at midnight, and on the morning beachfront of Ghana where a man has revenge on his mind. Follow an NGO worker kidnapped in Yemen, an engineer repairing a dam in turmoil-torn Ethopia, a foolish young Englishman hitchhiking across the Sahara. You will visit historic instabul and Mombasa and learn the secrets of family conflicts in Singapore, in Puerto Rico, in New Orleans.

The authors of these tales will convince you that evil under the sun makes for the most compelling, most entertaining crime fiction anywhere on earth.

No Middle Name - The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories (Paperback): Lee Child No Middle Name - The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories (Paperback)
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R281 R212 Discovery Miles 2 120 Save R69 (25%) Within 15 - 20 working days

The complete Jack Reacher short stories, published together for the first time, from the number one bestseller Lee Child.

Jack 'No Middle Name' Reacher, lone wolf, knight errant, ex military cop, lover of women, scourge of the wicked and righter of wrongs, is the most iconic hero for our age. This is the first time all Lee Child's shorter fiction featuring Jack Reacher has been collected into one volume. Read together, these stories shed new light on Reacher’s past, illuminating how he grew up and developed into the wandering avenger who has captured the imagination of millions around the world.

The stories include a brand new novella, Too Much Time .

The other 11 stories in the collection include:

  • Second Son
  • James Penney's New Identity
  • Guy Walks Into a Bar
  • Deep Down
  • High Heat
  • Not a Drill
  • Small Wars
  • Everyone Talks
  • Maybe They Have a Tradition
  • No Room at the Motel
  • The Picture of the Lonely Diner
Kwezi: Issues 4-6 - Collector's Edition (Paperback): Loyiso Mkize Kwezi: Issues 4-6 - Collector's Edition (Paperback)
Loyiso Mkize
R125 R90 Discovery Miles 900 Save R35 (28%) In stock

Our superhero's journey continues as we see him reunited with his family back home in Langelihle, Eastern Cape.

Soon after Kwezi arrives, following a confrontation with his parents and a fall out with Azania, he is made aware of a scared , mystical mission which he must undertake in order to ascend to his truer, higher self. Meanwhile in the Namib desert, en route to seek counsel about the unravelling prophecy, Mohau and Khoi encounter "The Three Pillars", inter dimensional guardians who will stop at nothing to protect the seer. Back in the Gold City, something sinister is quietly brewing through the vicious hands of Mr Mpisi.

Will Kwezi find what he is looking for in his misson and will Mohau and Khoi find their way to the great seer?.

Op Die Spoor Van - 15 Speurverhale Deur Topskrywers (Afrikaans, Paperback): Rudie van Rensburg Op Die Spoor Van - 15 Speurverhale Deur Topskrywers (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Rudie van Rensburg
R251 Discovery Miles 2 510 Within 7 - 15 working days

Hierdie boeiende versameling kortverhale bevat skryfwerk van ervare misdaadskrywers en bekendes in ander genres. 'n Reeks geslepe misdadigers kom te staan teen hul ewekniee aan die ander kant van die gereg: polisiemanne, privaatspeurders of net doodgewone mense in ongewone omstandighede. Met verhale deur o.a. Karin Brynard, Kerneels Breytenbach, Bettina Wyngaard, Martin Steyn, Jacques Steenkamp, Nathan Trantraal en Deborah Steinmair. Saamgestel deur Rudie van Rensburg.

Die Ballade Van Robbie De Wee - En Ander Verhale (Afrikaans, Paperback): Deon Meyer Die Ballade Van Robbie De Wee - En Ander Verhale (Afrikaans, Paperback)
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R294 Discovery Miles 2 940 Within 7 - 15 working days

Internasionaal gevierde misdaadskrywer Deon Meyer se bundel tydskrifverhale Bottervisse in die jêm het in 1997 verskyn. Nou is dié lekkerleesverhale in ’n splinternuwe, hersiene gedaante te kry, mét vyf verhale wat nog nooit voorheen gebundel is nie, onder andere "Die ballade van Robbie de Wee".

Elke verhaal ontlok ’n gevoel van deernis met die karakters, of ’n uitbundige skaterlag. En die romantiek bly nie agterweë nie.

Van eerste tot laaste krul die leser se tone van pure leesplesier.

Slade House (Hardcover): David Mitchell Slade House (Hardcover)
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R278 R231 Discovery Miles 2 310 Save R47 (17%) Within 7 - 11 working days

Born out of the short story David Mitchell published on Twitter in 2014 and inhabiting the same universe as his latest bestselling novel The Bone Clocks, this is the perfect book to curl up with on a dark and stormy night.

Turn down Slade Alley - narrow, dank and easy to miss, even when you're looking for it. Find the small black iron door set into the right-hand wall. No handle, no keyhole, but at your touch it swings open. Enter the sunlit garden of an old house that doesn't quite make sense; too grand for the shabby neighbourhood, too large for the space it occupies.

A stranger greets you by name and invites you inside. At first, you won't want to leave. Later, you'll find that you can't.

This unnerving, taut and intricately woven tale by one of our most original and bewitching writers begins in 1979 and reaches its turbulent conclusion around Hallowe'en, 2015. Because every nine years, on the last Saturday of October, a 'guest' is summoned to Slade House. But why has that person been chosen, by whom and for what purpose? The answers lie waiting in the long attic, at the top of the stairs...

Spider-Man / Deadpool: Volume 2 - Side Pieces (Paperback): Scott Aukerman, Penn Jillette Spider-Man / Deadpool: Volume 2 - Side Pieces (Paperback)
Scott Aukerman, Penn Jillette
R271 R207 Discovery Miles 2 070 Save R64 (24%) Within 7 - 11 working days

Monsters, magic, merriment, movie-making and more!

When Deadpool goes Hollywood, he's sure to bring his wall-crawling bud along for the ride — after all, Spidey is no stranger to selling out! In the proud DP tradition, a "lost" issue of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN flashes us back to one of our pun-happy pair's earliest meetings! Then, Spidey and Deadpool meet Pen and Teller, for reals, in a tale penned by Penn himself!

When both our heroes are alone for the holidays, that means they're the only ones who can save Christmas! And when another of those crazy events rocks the Marvel Universe, the web-slinger uses all his powers (and responsibilities) to fight the Monsters Unleashed — while Deadpool is about as helpful as he usually is.

It's the team-up series where anything can happen — and does!

Amazing Fantastic Incredible - A Marvelous Memoir (Hardcover): Stan Lee, Peter David, Colleen Doran Amazing Fantastic Incredible - A Marvelous Memoir (Hardcover)
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R429 R319 Discovery Miles 3 190 Save R110 (26%) Within 15 - 20 working days

In this gorgeously illustrated, full-color graphic memoir, Stan Lee—comic book legend and cocreator of Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, the Incredible Hulk, and a legion of other Marvel superheroes—shares his iconic legacy and the story of how modern comics came to be.

Stan Lee is a man who needs no introduction. The most legendary name in the history of comic books, he has been the leading creative force behind Marvel Comics, and has brought to life—and into the mainstream—some of the world’s best-known heroes and most infamous villains throughout his career. His stories—filled with superheroes struggling with personal hang-ups and bad guys who possessed previously unseen psychological complexity—added wit and subtlety to a field previously locked into flat portrayals of good vs. evil. Lee put the human in superhuman and in doing so, created a new mythology for the twentieth century.

In this beautifully illustrated graphic memoir—illustrated by celebrated artist Colleen Doran—Lee tells the story of his life with the same inimitable wit, energy, and offbeat spirit that he brought to the world of comics. Moving from his impoverished childhood in Manhattan to his early days writing comics, through his military training films during World War II and the rise of the Marvel empire in the 1960s to the current resurgence in movies, Amazing Fantastic Incredible documents the life of a man and the legacy of an industry and career.

This funny, moving, and incredibly honest memoir is a must-have for collectors and fans of comic books and graphic novels of every age.

Pruimtwak & Skaduboksers - Rubrieke, Heildronke En Nagedagtes (Afrikaans, Paperback): Danie Marais Pruimtwak & Skaduboksers - Rubrieke, Heildronke En Nagedagtes (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Danie Marais
R241 Discovery Miles 2 410 Within 7 - 15 working days

Om sin te maak van die hele virtuele warboel in die 21ste eeu moet ’n mens hoog en laag soek. En dis presies wat die bekroonde digter en joernalis Danie Marais doen in Pruimtwak & Skaduboksers – ’n onderhoudende versameling van rubrieke, essays, heildronke en nabetragtings wat met speelse erns en entoesiasme die verbande verken tussen boeke, die tydsgees, popkultuur en die verdwaasde gewone ou wat naweke in sy braaivleisvuur tuur.

In hierdie stukke wonder Marais – soms sober, soms skertsend – wat geword het van rock 'n' roll, sy generasie X en randfigure soos Peter Blum.

Alles en almal van Darth Vader, die Simpsons, Katy Perry, Bruce Springsteen, Fokofpolisiekar, die boeremusieklegende David de Lange en The Big Lebowski tot die agterryers van die Anglo-Boereoorlog praat saam in ’n bundel wat jou laat glimlag én dink.

Ms. Marvel: Volume 1 - No Normal (Paperback): Adrian Alphona Ms. Marvel: Volume 1 - No Normal (Paperback)
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R256 R195 Discovery Miles 1 950 Save R61 (24%) Within 8 - 13 working days

Marvel Comics presents the all-new Ms. Marvel, the groundbreaking heroine that has become an international sensation.

Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City - until she is suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the all-new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm!

As Kamala discovers the dangers of her newfound powers, she unlocks a secret behind them as well. Is Kamala ready to wield these immense new gifts? Or will the weight of the legacy before her be too much to handle? Kamala has no idea either. But she's comin' for you, New York!

A Slip Of The Keyboard - Collected Non-fiction (Hardcover): Terry Pratchett A Slip Of The Keyboard - Collected Non-fiction (Hardcover)
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R455 R380 Discovery Miles 3 800 Save R75 (16%) Within 4 - 8 working days

This title comes with a foreword by Neil Gaiman.

Terry Pratchett has earned a place in the hearts of readers the world over with his bestselling Discworld series - but in recent years he has become equally well-known and respected as an outspoken campaigner for causes including Alzheimer's research and animal rights. A Slip of the Keyboard brings together for the first time the finest examples of Pratchett's non fiction writing, both serious and surreal: from musings on mushrooms to what it means to be a writer (and why banana daiquiris are so important); from memories of Granny Pratchett to speculation about Gandalf's love life, and passionate defences of the causes dear to him.

With all the humour and humanity that have made his novels so enduringly popular, this collection brings Pratchett out from behind the scenes of the Discworld to speak for himself - man and boy, bibliophile and computer geek, champion of hats, orang-utans and Dignity in Dying.

Die Dag Toe Ek My Hare Losgemaak Het (Afrikaans, Paperback): Willemien Brummer Die Dag Toe Ek My Hare Losgemaak Het (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Willemien Brummer
R241 Discovery Miles 2 410 Within 7 - 15 working days

Die kortverhale in hierdie bundel beeld op treffende en insiggewende wyse, en plek-plek met die gebruik van sprokies, die karakter Mia se grootwordervarings uit – in Kaapstad en op die familieplaas op Ladismith, van 12-jarige kind tot 'n jong moeder. Dit beeld ook op fyn en sensitiewe wyse uit hoe Mia worstel met ’n erflas van alkoholisme en depressie. Daar is die komplekse verhoudings binne die familie: met haar ma, haar pa, en, soos sy ouer word, met mans. Die verhale beeld haar vrese uit, haar seksuele ontwaking en haar pogings om 'n sinvolle, gelukkige verhouding met iemand te he. Dis aparte verhale, maar saam beeld dit Mia se lewe uit en word dit byna iets soos 'n Bildungsroman. Onderliggend in die verhale is die helende krag wat "storie" en verbeelding in Mia en haar pa se lewe speel: dit is ook haar redding uit die erflas van depressie.

Die Laaste Wals - 'N Keuse Uit Hennie Aucamp Se Verhaalkuns (Afrikaans, Paperback): Die Laaste Wals - 'N Keuse Uit Hennie Aucamp Se Verhaalkuns (Afrikaans, Paperback)
R241 Discovery Miles 2 410 In stock

n Langverwagte versameling van Hennie Aucamp se beste kortverhale. Aucamp was by uitstek 'n kortverhaalskrywer, en is in 1982 met die Hertzogprys vir sy prosawerk bekroon. Hierdie versameling bevat sy eie keuse uit die vele kortverhale waarmee hy lesers oor die dekades heen geraak en vermaak het. Die keuse is so interessant soos die verhale self - daar is voorspelbare bekende verhale, en ook minder bekendes waarvoor hy 'n spesiale toegeneentheid gehad het. Saamgestel deur Johann de Lange.

The Assassination Of Margaret Thatcher (Hardcover): Hilary Mantel The Assassination Of Margaret Thatcher (Hardcover)
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R318 R246 Discovery Miles 2 460 Save R72 (23%) Within 15 - 20 working days

A brilliant - and rather transgressive - collection of short stories from the double Man Booker Prize-winning author of Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies.

Hilary Mantel is one of Britain's most accomplished and acclaimed writers. In these ten bracingly subversive tales, all her gifts of characterisation and observation are fully engaged, summoning forth the horrors so often concealed behind everyday facades.

Childhood cruelty is played out behind the bushes in 'Comma'; nurses clash in 'Harley Street' over something more than professional differences; and in the title story, staying in for the plumber turns into an ambiguous and potentially deadly waiting game.

Whether set in a claustrophobic Saudi Arabian flat or on a precarious mountain road in Greece, these stories share an insight into the darkest recesses of the spirit. Displaying all of Mantel's unmistakable style and wit, they reveal a great writer at the peak of her powers.

Trouble In Mind - The Collected Stories: Volume 3 (Paperback): Jeffery Deaver Trouble In Mind - The Collected Stories: Volume 3 (Paperback)
Jeffery Deaver
R268 R209 Discovery Miles 2 090 Save R59 (22%) Within 8 - 13 working days

Fiendish suspense. Shocking twists.
Twelve diabolical tales.
New York Times bestselling author and highly acclaimed storyteller Jeffery Deaver-the undisputed "grand master of the plot twist" (Booklist)-returns with a dazzling new collection of short stories. In these twelve electrifying tales (including six written just for this anthology) Deaver proves once again his genius for the unexpected-in his world, appearances are always deceiving.
A devoted housekeeper embarks on a quest to find the truth behind her employer's murder. A washed-up Hollywood actor gets one last, high-stakes chance to revive his career. A man makes an impulsive visit to his hometown, and learns more about his past than he bargained for. Two Olympic track hopefuls receive terrorist threats. And Deaver's beloved series characters Lincoln Rhyme, Kathryn Dance, and John Pellam return in stories now in print for the first time.

101 Detectives (Paperback): Ivan Vladislavic 101 Detectives (Paperback)
Ivan Vladislavic
R220 R189 Discovery Miles 1 890 Save R31 (14%) Within 4 - 8 working days

A private-eye convention and a tussle over a Pierneef. A young man's unsettling experience in the American South and a tragedy off the coast of Mauritius. A bizarre night of industrial theatre and a translator at a loss for words.

These are but a few of the fictions in 101 Detectives, a new collection of short stories by Ivan Vladislavić, one of South Africa's most celebrated authors.

A collection of short stories launched his career as a writer. Twenty-six years and a whole oeuvre later, 101 Detectives showcases Vladislavić's virtuosity as he bends and recasts this literary form in spectacular fashion.

Julius Caesar (Paperback): William Shakespeare Julius Caesar (Paperback)
William Shakespeare; Adapted by Richard Appignanesi; Illustrated by Mustashrik Mahbub 2
R199 R156 Discovery Miles 1 560 Save R43 (22%) In stock

This manga recreation of Shakespeare's text transfers the action from Ancient Rome to a future Iraq, once again facing dictatorship after its prolonged struggles to establish a democracy. Part of the successful Manga Shakespeare series, a fusion of classic Shakespeare with manga visuals. The titles available in the series so far are Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Richard III, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream and Macbeth. Features b/w illustrations with a 9-page colour section.

Die Vrou In Die Blou Mantel (Afrikaans, Paperback): Deon Meyer Die Vrou In Die Blou Mantel (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Deon Meyer
R190 R169 Discovery Miles 1 690 Save R21 (11%) Within 7 - 15 working days

Bennie moet ’n ring koop. En nie sommer ’n hierjy-ring vir sy Alexa nie. Hoe op aarde moet hy nou dít bekostig?

Terwyl hy wag om te hoor of die bank sal help, word ’n naakte vroueliggaam op Sir Lowryspas gevind. Uitgestal langs die pad; dit lyk soos die werk van ’n reeksmoordenaar. Ongeïdentifiseerd word sy na die staatslykshuis gebring – waar sy bekend word, weens die bleikmiddel waarmee sy geskrop is, as die Gebleikte Lyk.

Kort daarna word sy Bennie en Vaughn se probleem toe daar besef word sy’s ’n buitelander: Alicia Lewis, ’n kunskenner op die spoor van ’n Fabritius-skildery wat kwansuis in die Kaap is – en hý was ’n Rembrandt-leerling van wie bloedweinig werke bekend is. ’n Onbekende Fabritius sou ’n gróót storie in die kunswêreld wees.

Dan vind Lithpel Davids die naam Billy de Palma in Alicia se skootrekenaar, en Vaughn weet dadelik daar’s gróót fout. Want hy ken vir Billy, en Billy is bad, bad news . . .

Robbie Se Broer Se Roer En Ander Jagstories (Afrikaans, Paperback): Pienkes Du Plessis Robbie Se Broer Se Roer En Ander Jagstories (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Pienkes Du Plessis
R201 Discovery Miles 2 010 In stock

Pienkes du Plessis is terug met ’n nuwe bundel kortverhale. In Robbie se broer se roer en ander jagstories vertel hy stories oor alles wat met jagekspedisies gepaardgaan: vuurmaak, braai, kamp opslaan, sleepwaens pak en onderonsies met wilde diere – en vertel by staaltjies van toentertyd. Nostalgiese stories vir om die kampvuur, en vir lekker lag.

Stations (Paperback): Nick Mulgrew Stations (Paperback)
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R180 R155 Discovery Miles 1 550 Save R25 (14%) In stock

In his debut collection of award-winning stories, Nick Mulgrew tells fourteen subtly interlinked tales set along the Southern African coastline from Cape Town to Mozambique, in which relationships, dreams and even narrators die: where fields catch fire, towers implode and the shadows of the past grow long.

But even from the most uneasy corners – tourist traps, colonial purgatories and libraries for the blind – these stories offer small mercies: glimpses of faith, beauty, and the possibility of salvation, no matter how slight.

Told with the magpie’s eye for the vivid in the ordinary, and the surreal in the everyday, Stations presents a fresh, compelling and essential new voice.

    Stories featured:
    1) Athlone Towers;
    2) Turning;
    3) Posman;
    4) Ponta da Ouro;
    5) Stars;
    6) Daughter;
    7) Gala Day;
    8) Die Biblioteek vir Blindes;
    9) 1-HR FOTO;
    10) Appreciation;
    11) Mr Dias;
    12) Restaurant;
    13) Marianhill, in the Gardens;
    14) Stations
An Inspector Calls the Graphic Novel - Quick Text (Paperback, British English ed): J.B. Priestley An Inspector Calls the Graphic Novel - Quick Text (Paperback, British English ed)
J.B. Priestley; Illustrated by Will Volley; Translated by Jason Cobley
R225 R191 Discovery Miles 1 910 Save R34 (15%) In stock

The full story in quick modern English for a fast-paced read. A respectable household is shocked when a strange man visits them shortly after dinner and proceeds to unravel their prejudices and lies.

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