128pp., paperback, Cape Town, Reprint, (1963) 2019
Winner of the 1964 Eugène Marais Prize. Translated into English by her husband in 1982 under the title To Die at Sunset.
A novel set on a farm in Angola.
Elsa Joubert (1922-2020) is the author of the novels Die Swerfjare van Poppie Nongena (W.A Hofmeyr Prize, the Louis Luyt Prize and the CNA Prize), translated into English by Joubert herself as The Long Journey of Poppie Nongena; Bonga (CNA Prize), and Die Reis van Isobelle (W.A. Hofmeyr Prize and Hertzog Prize). Her autobiography, Reisiger (2009), won the University of Johannesburg Prize, the Recht Malan Prize and the Louis Hiemstra Prize.