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This much-anticipated novel from Ishiguro has caused some debate in literary circles regarding whether or not it falls into the fantasy genre with his use of mythical creatures like ogres and pixies in the story. It’s also a further departure from two previous, yet very different, novels: The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go.
Tannie Erta van Tonder het spoorloos verdwyn. Haar susterskind en huismaat, Melinda, roep die hulp van privaatspeurder Barrie in om haar te help opspoor. Op die klein dorpie Allesverloren loop Barrie hom uit die staanspoor vas in kleinlikheid, agterdog en skinderstories.
Aunt Alberta, who is awful, is on a mission to cheat Stella out of her inheritance. Luckily she has Soot, the cockney ghost of a chimney sweep, to help her outwit her aunt. David Walliams’s popularity as a children’s author has grown with every book he writes. His own special brand of mixing humour and eccentricity has been compared to Roald Dahl.
T-Rex was the biggest dinosaur – true or false? A cockroach can live for three days without its head – true or false? DK know just how to make learning appeal! This fact-packed book is laid out with easy-to-read information and great illustrations – and the whole family can enjoy the myth-busting questions around popular assumptions.
Greg Heffley and his family take a road trip that turns into a series of side-splitting disasters. These involve: winning a pig in a contest; a seagull inside the car, hell-bent on eating Greg’s cheese curls; and the loss of all their money and credit cards, along with the car keys. They are forced to resort to desperate means –just to survive the ordeal!
Set in 16th-century Istanbul , this is a story of a boy, his master and his elephant. When Jahan’s elephant is given to the sultan as a gift, he follows it, unable to part with his much-loved pet. And it is through the elephant that Jahan meets the sultan’s daughter and his master, the celebrated architect Mimar Sinan who recruits Jahan as his fourth apprentice.
I adore Alexandra Fuller’s previous memoirs: Don’t Lets Go to the Dogs Tonight; Scribbling the Cat and Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness in which she describes growing up in a war-torn Rhodesia with her wonderfully eccentric family.
This is the sixth adventure featuring Matthew Shardlake, the hunchbacked lawyer and unintentional investigator. It is 1546 and King Henry VIII is dying. His councillors wage a power struggle to determine who will control the government of his successor; heretics are being hunted down and burned at the stake.
This is the translation of the very successful Afrikaans book, Plaasmoord, and what a great thriller it is! Albertus Beeselaar, beleaguered by his own demons, has been transferred to a small town in the Kalahari from Jo’burg’s Murder and Robbery Squad.
Well-known chef and author of the successful Abundance, Delectable and Sumptuous, Marlene van der Westhuizen has created something very special with her newest cookbook. She divides her time between Cape Town and a medieval country village in France called Charroux, where she runs very popular cooking classes.
This is a collection of breathtaking photographs taken over a period of four years by Heinrich van den Berg. The pictures include animals, birds, plants and trees and landscapes. Eight different colour inks are employed to make viewing this book a unique experience.