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Waterbearer, The | Young Adult Fiction

Dianne Hofmeyr

A totally riveting read. The story of Maji, who sails down the East Coast of Africa with his tradesman father in their dhow, and who is then captured by warriors from a great inland kingdom somewhere in the interior of Africa (which one later realises is Great Zimbabwe). Never before has a writer succeeded in making ancient Africa seem so exotic and exciting as Dianne Hofmeyr has done here. The book has a powerful atmosphere and is simply un-put-downable.

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Waterbearer, The | Young Adult Fiction


Author: Dianne Hofmeyr
Category: Young Adult Fiction
ISBN: 9780624039822
Date Released: 01 July 2001
Price (incl. VAT): R 112.00
Format: Soft Cover

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Dianne Hofmeyr


Dianne Hofmeyr lives in London but grew up on the southern tip of Africa.   She qualified as an art teacher. Journeys with notebook and camera through...