UnSettled and other stories
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UnSettled and other stories

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62 Pages
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There is a grand piano delivered to the wrong Sea Point address. There is Toby the dog whose casual disappearance leads to the discovery of a world as unlikely as a helpful man. There are Isabelle and Hester, both travelling on the same train, but moving in opposite directions. There are the school girls who smoke through Die Stem during a Republic Day Celebration. There is Adeela longing for OK Bazaars, Boxing Day, and groenboontjie bredie; Lilly who knows too little of her mother�s past and Elizabeth who is desperate to shed hers. Who can say why Eleanor married the man she did, or why she took the long sea journey south? Who can say where Sue�s been, or who the vark lilies are for? Who believes it when told, �It�s for your own good�? Whether drawn from the distance of history or located in contemporary Cape Town, these eight stories create a tender and luminous account of just how extraordinary the everyday life of women can be.

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Published 01 December 2015
Reads 1
EAN13 9781928215158
Language English

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