"AN ENTIRELY DIFFERENT WORLD", Russian visitors to the Cape, 1797-1870

: Gorelik (B.) ed.

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175pp., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., van Riebeeck Society Second Series No. 46, Cape Town, 2015


A selection of nine memoirs written by Russians who spent time at the Cape, including Yuri Lisansky, Vasily Golovnin, Ivan Goncharov and Konstantin Posyet. Apart from Golovnin's menoir, all the texts have been translated into English by Boris Gorelik.

Boris Gorelik is a Russian writer and researcher based in Moscow and Johannesburg.