Pieternella van die Kaap
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Pieternella van die Kaap

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Die verhaal van Pieternella, dogter van die Deense sjirurgyn Pieter van Meerhoff en van die Hottentottin Krotoa-Eva, wat na Robbeneiland verban is. Teen hul sin word die veertienjarige Pieternella en haar jonger broer, Salomon, na voogouers op Mauritius gestuur - 'n ontstuimige seereis wat die aanloop is van baie ontberinge. Dié historiese roman gee 'n nuwe perspektief op...more
Paperback, 647 pages
Published 2000
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Nadine Larter
Not even the slightest bit of desire to finish reading this book. Ever. It's long winded, stuffy and completely boring. The translation is terrible. The only reason I didn't give it a 1 star rating was because it is very obvious that the research was done brilliantly. But I think there is a fine line between researching something to enhance a story, and throwing so much research into a story that people who read for pleasure put the book down because they feel like they're being given a preachy...more
Fay
Pieternella van die Kaap has been translated into English. The title has been changed to Pieternella Daughter of Eva. Just as the translated title is incorrect so, in my opinion, is the translation of the book. Although the book is well researched the translation is too literal and simplistic.
Margitte
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Mariette
Ek het die boek baie geniet en het terselfdertyd baie van osn geskiedenis daarin te wete gekom, aangesien Dalene Matthee goed navrosing gedoen het.
Ruth
Wonderful introduction to South Africa and the coming of the Hollanders.
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Dalene Matthee (nee Scott) matriculated in 1957 and went on to study music at a conservatorium in Oudtshoorn as well as at the Holy Cross Covent in Graaff-Reinet.

Before gaining fame and wide acclaim for her first "forest novel", she also wrote stories for magazines as well as two popular novels - ’n Huis vir Nadia (A House for Nadia) (1982) and Petronella van Aarde, burgemeester (Petronella van Aa...more
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