Book Reviews

Reviews and scores from Amazon and/or the Darling Book Club, voracious readers all. Drop me a line about the good books you have read recently. Feel free to add your own review and please give it a star rating out of 5 with half points also counting. Read Jane’s and Editor’s reviews of selected books >> The display shows up to 50 books per page (if you prefer less just change the number at Show 50 entries). When you scroll to the last book in the page use the ‘Previous/Next‘ buttons to view the next group of books and Previous to go back to the previous group.

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Farming at Glenlyon, now the Hantam National Botanical Gardens

By the late Neil MacGregor for the Smiffie and submitted by Capensis member Linda Retief. “I have farmed for the last 48 years on the Bokkeveld escarpment, 400 km NW of Cape Town, 4 km from the little village of Nieuwoudtville, situated East of Van Rhynsdorp and West of Calvinia.

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Book Review – A Handful of Hard Men

‘A Handful of Hard Men; The SAS and the Battle for Rhodesia.’ During the West’s great transition into the post-Colonial age, the country of Rhodesia refused to succumb quietly, and throughout the 1970s fought back almost alone against Communist-supported elements that it did not believe would deliver proper governance.

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