Mad Dog And Other Stories
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Mad Dog And Other Stories

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This collection of short stories, van Heerden’s second to be translated into English, contains thirteen tales selected from the original award-winning Afrikaans collections, My Kubaan and Liegfabriek. They are remarkable not only for their wide range of subjects and moods, but for the memorable characters that power them. They are stylishly translated by Catherine Knox.
Paperback, 183 pages
Published September 1st 1992 by David Philip
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Etienne Roché van Heerden grew up in a dual medium household. After matriculating he decided to join the navy, but since he is blind in the right eye, was not called up for combat duty. Instead he served as a dog handler, playing his alsatian at major festivals.

Van Heerden initially studied law, and was admitted to the South African Side Bar as attorney. He freelanced as deputy sheriff for the Civ...more
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