Cape Town, Pretoria: Human & Rousseau, 1974. Fifth edition. Hardcover. 181pp. Octavo [22 cm] Brown paper covered boards with a white ink stamped title on the spine. Very good. The edges of the covers are gently bumped and rubbed. Very slight spine slant. The free endsheets are very subtly yellowed. The dust jacket is in very good condition as well. The edges are mildly rubbed and chipped. The inside flaps and the internal non-visible, side of the jacket are slightly darkened. Item #26361
This is a collection of 24 of Bosman's stories. Herman Charles Bosman was a South African writer and journalist who became famous for capturing the rhythms of backveld Afrikaans speech although he wrote in English. He is widely viewed as the greatest short-story writer to come out of South Africa.