Johann Wentzel

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Johann Wentzel

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Born
in Odendaalsrus, South Africa
August 24, 1952

Member Since
April 2012


I think it may just be natural to have a first ‘book’ that one must put to paper just to clear your mind and allow you to move forward: that first book that will make you cringe in years to come. That is why I had to get “Are they the same size” out of the way before I could proceed.

English is not my first language. I grew up in Namibia and only started speaking English once I started work in South Africa in the early nineteen seventies.
I translated my first Afrikaans book “Waar is my Tiekie” into English and must admit, translating it was harder that writing it!
How can one possibly relay a teenage boy’s hormone induced godsend opening of ‘blaas’ (bladder) to the lowest doubts of a possible opportunity missed once the real meaning becomes p
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Emails from Ireland

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Where is My Tickey?

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Head to the Moon

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The Schizophrenia of JC

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U82MUCH and that is why you...

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I have found my Tickey

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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“Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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I had a few Afrikaans ‘kindle’ books listed and even had a fair number of sales before Amazon pulled the plug as they no longer supp
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