352pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2021
Published in Afrikaans as 'n Baie Lang Brief Aan My Dogter. Translated into English by Annelize Visser.
Memoir by South African author Marita van der Vyver that is also a love letter to her daughter, to the Afrikaans language, and to South Africa.
Marita van der Vyver (b. 1958) grew up in Cape Town. She is the author of Griet Skryf ‘n Sprokie (1992 M-Net, Eugène Marais and ATKV Prizes) and several other novels for adults and young adults. Griet Skryf "n Sprokie was translated into English as Entertaining Angels. She lives in in the South of France.