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Knot of Stone

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This is a multi-layered tale of historical detection; incorporating oral testimonies, recorded histories, official documents, letters, diaries, dreams and prophecies. As a novel, it presents a carefully crafted and insightful revision of actual events, offering a courageous departure from mainstream historical writing. Set against a contemporary backdrop, the main protagon ...more
Paperback, 454 pages
Published April 25th 2011 by Arena Books Ltd
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Nicolaas Vergunst
Knot of Stone: the day that changed South Africa's history is the book I've always wanted to read but no one else had dared to write. Until now. Read it, your future will never be the same...
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My first reaction to Knot of Stone is that it is a work of erudition: a book wherein the characters are not only very knowledgeable but impart incredible amounts of historical knowledge to the reader. The story's four main protagonists—an archaeologists, an anthropologist, a social historian and an art collector—find themselves drawn together after discovering a five-century-old skeleton on the shores of modern Cape Town. As the story slowly unfolds, each unravels their own unique connection to
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