New Arrivals 7th to 13th of March 2019

Diedericks-Hugo (C.) KARAKTERMOORD,
255pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2019. R230
An Afrikaans thriller about the death of a beautiful poet and the publisher who becomes the prime suspect for her murder.

Carina Diedericks-Hugo has written several books for juveniles and has been awarded the Sanlam Prize and the MER prize. This is her first adult thriller. She lives in Stellenbosch.
Freeman (M.) text & illus. HAIR, IT'S A FAMILY AFFAIR!,
22pp., colour illus., paperback, Abuja & London, 2018. R155
A book for young children that celebrates black hair through the varied hairstyles found in one family.
Gencoğlu (H.) EFFENDI OF ERZURUM AT THE CAPE, Erzurum'un Effendisi űmit Burunu'nda
95pp., illus., paperback, No Place, No Date. R220
In 1862 Sayid Abu Baker Effendi (1814-1880) from Erzurum, Turkey, was sent to the Cape of Good Hope by Sultan Abdulaziz to resolve religious conflicts among Muslim groups. He lived in Woodstock, Cape Town until his death.

Text in English & Turkish. Self-published.
Soga (J.) THE AMA-XOSA, life and customs
431pp., illus., paperback, Reprint, Cambridge, (1932) 2014. R740
A reprint of John Henderson Soga's perspective on his people's history and culture. The son of Tiyo Soga, he was educated in Europe and was the first black South African to be ordained. He is the author of The South-Eastern Bantu (1930).
Wyngaard (B.) JAGTER,
295pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2019. R250
A Captain Nicci de Wee thriller about the death of two young girls.

"Hoe maak 'n mens einde aan die jag op vroue? Nicci de Wee soek daardie antwoord, en vind dit te midde van aksie, moord en oëverblindery. Jagter is gelaai met spanning en sluit met 'n verrassing wat niemand kan voorspel nie." Kerneels Breytenbach, author of Hartland

Bettina Wyngaard is the author of Troos vir die Gebrokenes, winner of the Jan Rabie-Rapport Prize and the thrillers Vuilspel and Slaafs. She lives in the Overberg.

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