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This revised edition of Bosman’s classic sketches and essays retains the core of the original 1957 collection, augmented with several items freshly come to light. Bosman was then billed as a laughter-raiser of a thoroughly individual cast who would not be shamed by comparison with the finest humorists in the English language, and the book was described as beautiful and del ...more
208 pages
Published July 2002 by Human & Rousseau (Pty) Ltd (first published 1991)
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More of HCB's fabulous witty short stories. Why did none of these ever make it onto Tales Of The Unexpected?
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Herman Charles Bosman (1905 - October 14, 1951) was a South African writer and journalist who became famous for capturing the rhythms of backveld Afrikaans speech even though he wrote in English. He is widely regarded as the greatest short story writer to come out of South Africa. Many of his stories have a sting in the tail.

He was born at Kuilsrivier, near Cape Town. While still young, his family
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