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Jim Zulu By Willem Steenkamp
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"Jim Zulu" was inspired by the only recorded case of lynching in South African history, and is set in the diamond-rush days in the Northern Cape Colony towards the end of the 19th Century.... More > It is a story as old as the old South Africa and as new as the new South Africa. Set in the trackless hinterland of the Northern Cape, a world of dust and heat - and uncountable riches - it tells of strong men battling for power, women and the most wonderful diamonds in the world, of love and hatred, of blind racial prejudice and stubborn adherence to the principles of justice. Its cast of characters are men and women of all races and creeds, from every level of society. For many the diamond diggings mean a new life and a new name ... and, perhaps, wealth beyond their imaginings.< Less
David learnt "Zulu" By K.S.C Simamane
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The purpose of the book is to enable a non-Zulu speaking reader to learn some of the IsiZulu words in context of novel. However, the novel contains more than learning IsiZulu. It is a motivational... More > book that can assist many readers to face their own challenges. The novel is in English but introducing IsiZulu words however, not loosing the momentum. It is more than IsiZulu and History of Zulus. David left South Africa as a completely changed person.< Less
RECKLESS DARING: THE SUDAN By Manny Granillo
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Reckless Daring is a complete rules system to refight colonial era battles at the brigade level from 1870 to 1910. Covers the Sudan, Indian Mutiny, Boer Wars, Ashanti Wars, Zulu Wars, Dahomey Wars,... More > Abyssinian Wars and the Sahara. Army lists, army guides, painting guides and scenario for Omdurman are included< Less
The Journals of Captain Carew By Geoff Rouse
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1879. Two war weary soldiers, a sergeant and the officer he rescues from a massacre, battle their way to the bloody end of the Zulu war, witnessing the brutal murder of the heir to the throne of... More > France. To prevent them revealing the incompetence of their superiors, they are rapidly posted to India. Raised to Captain, Jack Carew is ordered to investigate the disappearance of two white girls, but finds that these are not the only young women being taken. Carew and the sergeant, now his batman, both become involved with other men’s wives. The sergeant with a widow he wins in a bet, and Carew with his colonel’s wife and daughter. But death and the kidnappers are soon upon them. Bloody conflict ensues between the loyal men of the cantonment at Lahore and the villains, British and Indian, who are using abduction, rape and enslavement for their own ends.< Less
Matthew marries in Zululand By Una Halberstadt
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Matthew Langley, the son of a Yorkshire farmer and R.A.F Spitfire pilot, had his first glimpse of Natal in 1942 when the troop-ship carrying him to the desert war in North Africa calls at the... More > sea-port city of Durban for a few days to off-load and refuel. He and his friend Robert Hughes are befriended by a Durban family who show them the city and surrounding country-side. He becomes absolutely fascinated with the growing of sugar cane and dreams of one day owning a cane farm of his own. In spite of his severe war injuries he is determined to return to find this farm of his dreams and to work it successfully. In doing so he meets the people of Natal and Zululand who with their warm hospitality and generosity befriend him and help him make his dream a reality. Matthew’s story now continues with his marriage to the lovable, vivacious Susan Walton who gives him the children he has wished for, so that laughter and happiness will come again to ‘Sweet Grass,’ his beloved Zululand cane farm.< Less
Those hotel years! By Una Halberstadt
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It is a light, entertaining novel with events leading up to the Second World War. It tells of Sally’s childhood at her Grandpa’s hotel, her teen-age friends, her love of riding and of... More > the boys and men who loved her. It’s a love-story women will enjoy, especially romantic nostalgics!< Less
Sally at College 1941 By Una Halberstadt
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Sally’s story continues in January 1941, a year of great change for her and her young friends. She arrives in Pietermaritzburg to begin her teaching career at the Natal Teachers’ Training... More > College. The Second World War has been raging for 18 months. Many of her riding friends have joined the armed forces. Meeting her room-mate, Alex Barrie, her brother Angus and her family who farm in northern Natal have dramatic consequences.< Less
Sally and the Professor By Una Halberstadt
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It is January 1942. Sally resumes her studies at the Teachers’ Training College in Pietermaritzburg, Natal. The new Psychology Professor, Anthony Marriott, who is young and handsome, has... More > arrived to join the staff. She immediately takes a dislike to him because of his arrogant insinuations in judging her character. He discovers she is an exceptional horse rider whose skills match his own and he soon becomes attracted to her. Her College life continues to be entertaining and compelling in this Book 3 of the Trilogy, 'Sally’s Story.'< Less
Swordsmen of the British Empire By D. A. Kinsley
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This is the 3rd revised and enlarged edition (2013) of the British sword fighters series: a unique and comprehensive collection of combat narratives of, and commentaries on, the sword fighting and... More > fighters, swords, and swordsmanship of British conflicts from the 17th century to the 20th. With an introductory essay by Matt Easton of Schola Gladiatoria, and with numerous illustrations.< Less
Swordsmen of the British Empire By D. A. Kinsley
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This is the 3rd revised and enlarged edition (2013) of the British sword fighters series: a unique and comprehensive collection of combat narratives of, and commentaries on, the sword fighting and... More > fighters, swords, and swordsmanship of British conflicts from the 17th century to the 20th. With an introductory essay by Matt Easton of Schola Gladiatoria, and with numerous illustrations.< Less