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The Guest: An Episode In The Life Of Eugène Marais

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Eugène Nielen Marais - poet, advocate, journalist, naturalist and one of the founders of Afrikaans literature - was, according to Robert Ardrey, 'the purest genius that the natural sciences have seen in this century'.
In this screenplay of The Guest, Athol Fugard portrays Marais's agonizing months spent with the Meyer family on their isolated farm 'Steenkampskraal', in an a
Paperback, 84 pages
Published 1977 by AD. Donker
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Oct 04, 2016 Justin rated it it was amazing
A must read for Eugene Marais fans like me. It gives insight into the epitome that is Eugene Marais. There is not much about his discoveries and amazing reasoning. This book is about a short episode in his life filled with pain and struggle and yet he has an amazing influence on all of those around him.
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Harold Athol Lannigan Fugard (b. June 11, 1932, Middelburg, South Africa), better known as Athol Fugard, is a South African playwright, actor, and director. His wife, Sheila Fugard, and their daughter, Lisa Fugard, are also writers.

Athol Fugard was born of an Irish Roman Catholic father and an Afrikaner mother. He considers himself an Afrikaner, but writes in English to reach a larger audience. Hi
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