SEARCHING FOR SARAH, the woman who loved Langenhoven

: Malherbe (D.)

R 320.00
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238pp., illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2021


When Afrikaans poet C.J. Langenhoven died suddenly in 1932 the Afrikaner establishment were surprised to discover he had named a young Jewish woman, Sarah Eva Goldblatt, executrix of his literary legacy. 

A biography-cum-memoir in which Dominique Malherbe uncovers the relationship between Sarah Goldblatt, her great-aunt, and Langenhoven. 

"Sensitive and caring. Secrets are unveiled and silences broken. A forensic tour de force." Emeritus Professor Milton Shain, Director of the Isaac and Jessie Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies and Research

Also available in Afrikaans.

Lawyer and writer Dominique Malherbe is the author of the memoirs From Courtrooms to Cupcakes and Somewhere In Between. She lives in Cape Town.