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rooinek and other Boer War stories

Herman Charles Bosman

rooinek and other Boer War stories

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Published by Human & Rousseau in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • South African War, 1899-1902 -- Fiction.,
    • South Africa -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 14-15).

      StatementHerman Charles Bosman ; edited by Craig MacKenzie.
      GenreFiction.
      ContributionsMacKenzie, Craig, 1960-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9369.3.B6 R66 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination86 p. :
      Number of Pages86
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6877060M
      ISBN 100798140313
      LC Control Number00420259
      OCLC/WorldCa44778437

      After his mother suffers from a nervous breakdown, the five-year-old Peekay is sent to an Afrikaans boarding school, where he is brutally tortured by the other boys with constant stream of verbal and physical abuse. In particular they call him "rooinek" (redneck), a term used for Englishmen during the Boer War/5(98).


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Synopsis: Specifically put together for the centenary of the Anglo-Boer South African War, this collection gathers together all the stories Bosman wrote about the war, from the famous "Mafeking Road" and "The Rooinek", to the less well-known but equally incisive "The Traitor's Wife" and "Peaches Ripening in the Sun." Narrated principally by Oom Schalk Lourens, these eleven tales 4/5(4).

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