Cape Town, Pretoria: Human & Rousseau, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. 208pp. Octavo [22 cm] Orange paper covered boards with a white ink stamped title. Very good. The edges of the covers are mildly bumped and rubbed. The dust jacket is in very good condition. Lightly rubbed and soiled. There is a small 1 inch wide by 1/8 inch deep loss from the top edge of the front panel. There are several chips in the top edge of the dust jacket as well. Item #26249
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.