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The Story of an African Farm - Olive Schreiner

Jeppestown: Ad Donker, 2004, Paperback.
Condition: Very Good. Corners of the wraps lightly dog-eared otherwise a very well presented copy.

From the cover: “ The Story of an African Farm is Olive Schreiner’s landmark novel, set in the rural Karoo towards the end of the last century. The story was originally published in 1883 under the pseudonym Ralph Iron. When it was later revealed that the author was a woman, the news was received with horror by many Victorian readers, who were shocked by the forthright feminism and negative comment on the social structures that formed the basis of their colonial society. Schreiner’s radical views on marriage, class distinction and religion remain relevant to this day and maintains an important place in South African literature. “


Foreword or introduction by Cherry Clayton. Size: B Format (7¾" x 5¼"). 281 pages.
£5.00

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