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Die vrou van die klippesee

ISBN 
9781415209417
Format 
Paperback
Recommended Price 
R265.00
Published 
March 2019
About the book: 
Kreefsmous Hendrik dog hy yl toe hy ’n beseerde jong vrou op ’n verlate strand aan die Weskus kry, want waar haar bene moet wees, groei ’n visstert, sterk en stewig soos ’n tuna s’n.
 
Miskien is die wese een van die watermense waaroor sy vrou Rebekkah gepraat het voordat sy vir ewig die see in verdwyn het. Of dalk is sy dit wat die ou Xhosamense ’n “mamlambo” noem.
 
Hendrik se lewe verander handomkeer wanneer hy die watervrou huis toe neem. Is dit sy seer hart wat sy oe so bedrieg, wonder hy, of lê hier ’n leidraad wat kan sê wat van sy vrou geword het?
 
Gou besef Hendrik daar loop ’n haarlyn tussen dit wat hy kan sien en dit wat hy moet glo.
 
Also available in English as  The Woman of the Stone Sea .
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About the Author
Meg Vandermerwe was born in South Africa in 1978 and raised and educated in Switzerland and the United Kingdom. She holds degrees from the universities of Oxford, Sussex, and East Anglia.
 
Zebra Crossing  was written as a part of her PhD at the University of Lancaster. After twenty-two years of living abroad, she returned to Cape Town in 2008. She lectures Creative Writing and English Literature at the University of the Western Cape, where her responsibilities include UWC Creates, the first multilingual Creative Writing programme in South African higher education. A collection of her short stories, This Place I Call Home,  was published in 2010.

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