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SUNSTROKE By Bart Wolffe
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A radio comedy in the style of a "Faulty Towers" somewhere in Africa, the Mahobohobo Lodge; the Jones Family who manage it, along with their staff, Shumba, Dr Bugs, a stuffed crocodile... More > called "Smiler", Hunters and Greenies, vegetarians and meat-eaters, animals of all kinds, French fashion models and a gay Safari guide, whacky, a walk on the Wild side, wonderfully zany and stupendously silly stuff full of belly-button laughter.< Less
Persona Non Grata By Bart Wolffe
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This collection of stories explores the life of individuals and minorities in an African context. Heightened description of a world of wonder, danger and hidden emotions comes to light at every turn... More > of the page. The white refugee from Mozambique accused of murder, the National Parks Ranger on the run from the ZNA - Zimbabwe National Army, the ex-Rhodesian soldier coming to terms with his past and finding himself crossing the colour barrier of multi-cultural relationships in the process, the Film Professor with an obsession for capturing his victims forever in memory, the alcoholic artist angry with his muse, the young journalist with a personal story that won't make the pages of the daily press: here are several lives that are so much more than characters, fleshed out with passion and individual problems, adjusting to their African context - a lost generation from a white tribe in black Africa, perhaps?< Less
The Secret of Africa By Bart Wolffe
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Kids, meet Boing and Sproing, the children from Outer-Space and their Robo-cat, "Beeper", always getting them into trouble! The Space twins are visiting Earth and in particular, Africa, in... More > search of adventure and they sure will find it! Here is a journey in 4 books that takes you with our travellers across the length and breadth of the wild continent to solve the mystery of greatest riddle of all time; Mums and Dads with young children - this is the perfect set of four complete books for very-young people all under one cover and especially designed for bedtime-reading. A chapter a time - and you will have them thrilled while waiting for the next cliff-hanging episode each night. Educational and entertaining in extreme and designed especially to be read aloud, a real treasure and treat for youngsters worldwide.< Less
Who's for Fish? By Bart Wolffe
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Enjoy the feast! - This compendium of flavours designed to whet the appetite of poetry-lovers comes from the pen of Bart Wolffe. It covers journeys, places, experiences and relationships in a... More > distinctly unique voice and is designed to intoxicate the senses of language-gourmets everywhere.< Less
Bastard of the Colony By Bart Wolffe
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An adoption in Africa resulting in rejection of both my motherland and my blood-line leads me to try and make sense of the journey "home". That is the reason I needed to write some... More > understanding into the madness of a personal alienation and my colonial past. Like a thorn expelled by pus, Zimbabwe has ejected me from its heartland, from its side. Germany is my new country that I now attempt to reconcile with my Jewish ancestry in order to find myself in this colder Northern climate far from the warm cocoon of Southern sunshine I once knew.< Less
Dust of Eden By Bart Wolffe
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Re-tracing the journey back to a forbidden garden, here is a subtly rich feast of sense and language that rediscovers lost love and innocence. A timeless work, of lyrical beauty and forgotten... More > eloquence, to complement the selective library of all who enjoy poetry with profound passion.< Less
The Stones of SomeWhere By Bart Wolffe
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These are poems written in the past few years of a personal displacement from Africa to England to Germany and back to England, from a loss of language, family, friends and identity to the struggle... More > to find new roots again and again. The Russian philosopher, Uspensky, said "when a man loses his references, he goes insane." This collection deals with that particular and peculiar situation that all enforced emigrants experience and echo what is usually left unsaid. Currently, there are several million Zimbabweans living as semi-refugees, chased from their homeland either by fear or by neccessity for survival. The work in this book goes below the surface to that country of the mind all aliens inhabit, the place without borders or where the rites of passage are not passports, papers or documents but survival and the search for reason and new meaning.< Less
WAKING DREAMS By Bart Wolffe
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Poetry is the process of dreaming in words. Like dreams, it often defies the boundaries of convention in language and speaks in metaphor, in images, in feelings that seem to surpass the constraints... More > of logic. It touches an inner nerve and evokes vision, a state of mind that breaks the routine of our daily lives. This collection of poems attempts to speak from inside these loose and sometimes random connections to the world outside and within, to find an alternate impression for sound and thought and meaning. It gives resonance and creates echoes of memory and places and spaces of imagination far removed from the common view of daily existence and helps us escape through the mind of the poet.< Less