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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33  ·  rating details  ·  40 ratings  ·  6 reviews present you this new edition. All day the soft wind played with her hair, and the young, young face looked out across the water. She was waiting— she was waiting; but she could not tell for what.
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Published December 3rd 2010 by (first published 1891)
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This book carried me through my 20s. It is a book of parables that awakened me and kept me sane. It gave me confidence as a young woman, a pool of inner strength to drink from, and resolve through a difficult stage of uncertainty, self-doubt, and soul-breaking tragedy. Simply put, that fragile, brief and fleeting time we call youth.


I saw a woman sleeping. In her sleep she dreamt Life stood before her, and held in each hand a gift--in the one Love, in the other Freedom. And she
Becket Clark
10 February 2015

I chose Dreams by Olive Schreiner for my dialogue essay. Olive Schreiner was an anti war campaigner and intellectual that lived from 1855 to 1920. She wrote many radical and social commenting books, her first and most famous of which being The Story of an African Farm in 1883, which is known for being one of the first feminist books ever written. Dreams, her second book, is a collection of short stories based off of dreams and experiences from the time she
Chrissy Torres
i own a great old pub date but near as i can tell it dates to at least 1900. love it!
Absolutely my favorite book ever. I read it to my daughter as bed time stories.
Don Gubler
Explains what happened to me to make the ideal, real.
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Olive Schreiner (24 March 1855 - December 11, 1920), was a South African author, pacifist and political activist. She is best known for her novel The Story of an African Farm, which has been acclaimed for the manner it tackled the issues of its day, ranging from agnosticism to the treatment of women.

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Olive Emilie Albertina Schreiner (1855-1920) was named after her three older brother
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