The Slave, the Hunter, the Missionary and the Smous
The 19 short stories in the book range from the moral issue of slavery in the days of Jan van Riebeeck to the early days of ivory poaching, from the aggravations of a missionary in the remote hinterland to the successful trading of a peddler of trinkets. Some of the stories ...
The Wool-Classer, the Shearers and the Golden Fleece
This book is about the experiences of a young student at an agricultural college in the Karoo who accompanies a team of sheep-shearers as part of his diploma in wool-grading. The stories are heart-warming, amusing, sometimes tearful.
The Worm Turns
This, the second volume for short stories by the late Marion Baxter
Life, Love and Death in the Lowveld
This collection of stories, rooted in truth and legend, from a forgotten time in South Africa’s past, the Forties, and a little-known part, the Lowveld, is a window into a magical time when people were uncluttered by philosophical baggage and worked for one purpose: to make a living to ...