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So much life left over

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Rosie and Daniel have moved to Ceylon with their little daughter to start a new life at the dawn of the 1920s, attempting to put the trauma of the First World War behind them, and to rekindle a marriage that gets colder every day. However, even in the lush plantation hills it is hard for them to escape the ties of home and they earning for fulfillment that threatens their marriage.Back in England, Rosies three sisters are dealing with different challenges in their searches for family, purpose and happiness. These are precarious times, and they find themselves using unconventional means to achieve their desires. Around them the world is changing, and when Daniel finds himself in Germany he witnesses events taking a dark and forbidding turn.By turns humorous and tragic, gripping and touching, So Much Life Left Over follows a cast of unique and captivating characters as they navigate the extraordinary interwar years both in England and abroad.

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21 Lessons for the 21 Century

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Yuval Noah Harari returns in August 2018 with a new book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. In bringing his focus to the here and now, Harari will help us to grapple with a world that is increasingly hard to comprehend, encouraging us to focus our minds on the essential questions we should be asking ourselves today. Employing his trademark entertaining and lucid style, Harari will examine some of the world’s most urgent issues, including terrorism, fake news and immigration, as well as turning to more individual concerns, from resilience and humility to meditation.

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A ladder to the Sky

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A deliciously dark tale of ambition, seduction and literary theft . . . an ingeniously conceived novel that confirms Boyne as one of the most assured writers of his generation. Hannah Beckerman, Observer*A psychological drama of cat and mouse, A Ladder to the Sky shows how easy it is to achieve the world if you are prepared to sacrifice your soul.If you look hard enough, you can find stories pretty much anywhere. They don’t even have to be your own. Or so would-be writer Maurice Swift decides very early on in his career.A chance encounter in a Berlin hotel with celebrated novelist Erich Ackermann gives him an opportunity to ingratiate himself with someone more powerful than him. For Erich is lonely, and he has a story to tell. Whether or not he should do so is another matter entirely.Once Maurice has made his name, he sets off in pursuit of other people’s stories. He doesn’t care where he finds them – or to whom they belong – as long as they help him rise to the top.Stories will make him famous but they will also make him beg, borrow and steal.They may even make him do worse.

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THE MAGNIFICENT NEW NOVEL BY BESTSELLING AWARD-WINNING KATE ATKINSON‘Think of it as an adventure, Perry had said right at the beginning of all this.And it had seemed like one. A bit of a lark, she had thought. A Girls Own adventure.’In 1940, eighteen- year old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage. Sent to an obscure department of MI5 tasked with monitoring the comings and goings of British Fascist sympathizers, she discovers the work to be by turns both tedious and terrifying. But after the war has ended, she presumes the events of those years have been relegated to the past for ever.Ten years later, now a producer at the BBC, Juliet is unexpectedly confronted by figures from her past. A different war is being fought now, on a different battleground, but Juliet finds herself once more under threat. A bill of reckoning is due, and she finally begins to realize that there is no action without consequence.Transcription is a work of rare depth and texture, a bravura modern novel of extraordinary power, wit and empathy. It

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A folded road map featuring; – Easy-to-read, detailed road network with road numbers and distances on main routes; – Place of interest, water features, national parks and nature reserves; – Street plan of principle cities; – Distance chart; – Detailed area maps of the Cape Peninsula, Garden Route to Port Elizabeth, and Franschhoek – Paarl – Stellenbosch wine region; – Town plan of Cape Town- Place name index- Distance cha

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Tastes of Durban

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The city of Durban, once known as Port Natal, is the third largest city in South Africa, the largest in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, and the largest port in Africa. It is a melting pot of African, European and Asian cultures, and is often used as a springboard for trips to the Drakensberg mountain resorts, the historical battlefield sites and the provinces abundant game parks. Its rich, multicultural heritage is reflected in the foods that are to be found throughout the city, from spicy, aromatic Indian cuisine and fish and seafood to dishes influenced by the Portuguese, Zulu nation and British. Tastes of Durban is a celebration of these foods that can be savored here while on a visit and then recreated once you return home.

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Simply Zola

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Yes, she’s back, and better than ever! Zola Nene has become quite a force on the South African culinary scene, yet her personal quest to show people that cooking great food needn’t be pretentious or difficult continues in her new book. Simply Delicious was a triumph and now, as Zola says herself, ‘My food journey is ever evolving and is a continuation of my life journey told through food,’ and so Simply Zola is the mouth-watering result.The dishes (and drinks) are simple to prepare and each is a taste sensation. Zola doesn’t do bland or shy, so prepare to be swept away by the likes of Barley, grape and pecan nut salad, Prawn, lemon and chilli linguini, Cola-braised beef short ribs, and Rocky road waffles with salted caramel sauce. For those of you always complaining that it’s impossible to cook properly for one, there’s a chapter devoted just to that,while the lazy among you will be cheered by a chapter of one-pot dishes. There’seven a chapter for those who want taste without the gluten.

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Help, there’s a guest at my table

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A generation of young adults have come to know, love and depend on Help! There’s a Stove in My Kitchen, Annabel Frere’s first cookbook. That same generation has graduated to the young professionals who now need to entertain on a somewhat more sophisticated level. Author Annabel has been through all these stages with her own daughters and once again provides a repertoire of tasty and relatively simple recipes for events ranging from impromptu gatherings to well-organised occasions.Much emphasis is placed on good planning, as well as preparing foods in advance so that the cook can spend as much ti me with his or her guests, rather than in the kitchen on the day itself. Attention is also given to texture and presentation, with plenty of tips and suggestions for effortless entertaining. Where dishes may seem to be more complicated, Annabel is an expert at demystifying them. And of course, no party is complete without the right liquid accompaniments so there is a chapter on some delicious cocktails, both with and without alcohol.

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Die heel beste bakboek

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Die Heel Beste Bakboekis ’n stap-vir-stap inleiding tot bak wat kinders van beginners tot ervare bakkers laat ontwikkel. Met behulp van foto’s onderskei hulle tussen verskillende prosesse soos klits en romerig klop, en selfs wat die verskil tussen ’ n beslag en ’n deeg is.Die bekroonde skrywer Jane Bull lei kinders nie net om meer as tien verskillende bakbederfies voor te berei nie, maar ook watter metodes, gereedskap en terminologievir elke resep gebruik word. Hulle leer hoe om ’n groot verskeidenheid dinge te bak,van brood en muffins tot koek en koekies, met variasies vir elke bakmengsel. Die kinders kan kreatief wees wanneer hulle wenke volg hoe om met neute, sade, versiersel,en lekkers te versier!

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Bush Cooking

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Bush Food is the answer when you’re camping and you’re in the mood for more than another boerie roll for supper. The recipes are new, innovative and, most importantly, easy! They’ve all been thoroughly tested and can be prepared over an open fi re or a camp stove, and are so tasty that you’ll want to use this book when you are at home.If you enjoy cooking outdoors, whether under the stars in the bush, or just in your own backyard, Bush Cooking will be your constant companion..

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Le Braai

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Kobus Botha was raised in the Karoo, but this boerseun has established himself in France. Setting up his custom-made mobile barbecue at ftes, functions and outdoor events, he dishes up a taste of South Africa in his own unique style. Le Braai is a collection of recipes that captures the larger-than-life spirit of this genial giant, whose personality is matched by the boldness of his dishes. Cooking over an open fire has been a way of life for as long as Kobus can remember; his dishes evoke the camaraderie that comes when friends gather around the braai. Favourites such as pork ribs, burgers, prawns peri-peri and homemade sausage are given a touch of French flair, while brief introductions provide anecdotes as well as insight into how to turn your tjop n wors into a meal with a touch of ooh la la!

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Bakgeheime – Resepte vir elke okkasie

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Die pragtig geillustreerde boek is daarop gemik om van enige iemand ’n suksesvolle bakker te maak. Dit is gegrond op basiese baktegnieke en wenke. Die resepte is deeglik getoets en het maklike stappe om te volg. Daar word ook gefokus op die bakgeheime wat min ander bakboeke inhou. Dit sal vir jou die selfvertroue gee om die basiese resepte met gemak te bak en jou stadig maar seker die moed gee om die meer tegniese resepte te bemeester. Om tuis te bak gee vir jou ‘n uitlaatklep, ’n plek om kreatief te wees en geleentheid om iets te kan gee wat jy self gemaak het.Die resepversameling sluit iets vir elke okkasie in; van kleingebak tot krummelrige pasteie. Lieflike koeke, blikke vol koekies, dekadente terte en eenvoudige skons is deel van die boek se gebak.

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The South African Vegan Cookbook

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This cookbook includes recipes for breakfast, snacks, lunch, tea time, the braai,entertaining and late nights feasts. Think decadent chocolate granola and overnight oats, kale chips and cauliflower bites, easy to make couscous salad,lasagne and stirfry as well as South African favourites like milk tart, banana loaf,macaroni and cheese and chicken burgers. And to top it all: chocolate mousse,date balls and truffles. Vegan 101 – good for your health and the planet.

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Seisoenskos

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In Seisoenskos word jy genooi om heeljaar volgens die seisoente eet. Verlekker jou in die lekkertes van elke seisoen:waatlemoenen druiwe in die somer; grenadellas en vye in herfs;sitrusvrugte in die winter en avokados, kappertjies en spruite indie lente. Elke seisoen maak voorsiening vir voorgeregte, brooden happies, hoofgeregte en nageregte en gebak. Met nuttigewenke soos hoe om jou eie groen knoffel te groei. Vir allekosliefhebbers.In Seisoenskos you are invited to eat the whole year accordingto what is in season. Enjoy the abundance of each season:watermelon, peaches and grapes in summer, apples and figs inautumn, citrus fruit in winter and avocados and sprouts inspring. Every season has recipes for hors douvres, bread andsnacks, mains and puddings and baking. With hints like how togrow your own green garlic and what pink salt is. For all loversof great food.

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Landbou Boerekos

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Landbou Boerekos is n boek wat jou beste vriend in die kombuis gaan word. Dié boek is ingedeel volgens plaasprodukte en bevat n magdom resepte met appels,aartappels, bessies, dadels, droëbone, hoender, kool, druiwe,eiers, om maar n paar te noem, as hoof bestanddeel. Dit is volgeprop met tydlose Boerekos resepte en bevat meer as 100 resepte vir alles van Varkskenkel pastei en liplekker beesstert tot ’n verskeidenheid nageregte en gebak

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Die Edik van Nantes kookboek

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In Die Edik van Nantes kookboek nooi Nataniël en sy broer, Erik le Roux, jou uit om saam met hulle n kos reis na Nantes, Frankryk, te onderneem. Kom kyk hoe lyk die château waar Erik en sy gesin bly, beskou die argitektoniese wonders van Nantes en beleef die koue winter saam met hulle. Met resepte uit die eerste vier reekse van die gelyknamige TV reeks asook nuwe resepte wat Nataniël en Erik by die huis maak. Maak Franse uie sop, clafoutti, artisjok poeding, brioche met salm, bloubessies jampanjesop en sjokolade klappertruffels net soos die Fransekan. n Visuele fees vir die oog.

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Daar is ‘n engel in my koskas

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In Daar is n engel in my koskas neem Willie Strauss jou op n nostalgiese kosreis en nooi jou om die geure en smake wat hy met groot vreugde onthou, saam met hom te geniet. Resepte of enkele bestanddele word verweef met interessante – en soms komiese – vertellings. So is daar onder andere die blikkie kondensmelk (engelemelk) waaruit menige kind die lekkerte gesuig het en die wonderlike kondensmelkbeskuit wat Ma gebak het, die laning granaatbome naby die plaasdam en die verleidelike granaatkoek waarmee jy jou gaste sal beïndruk, diereuk van kwepers wat in n Jewel-oond gebak is en die pluk van groenvye in die boord vir konfyt. Van brood en beskuit, sop, hoof- en bygeregte tot poedings, koek, koekies en terte asook konfyt en blatjang: dis alles in hierdie kookboek vervat, wat ook vir onthaal, partytjies, reis en Kerstyd voorsiening maak. Willienooi jou om sy resepte te neem, n bord kos te kook en dit te deel met die engele in jou lewe. Kom, wees n engel!

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Chocolate

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Truffles, Easter eggs or sweet Valentine’s seduction. Flights from heartbreak, or blissful birthday bonbons. Its a fact: chocolates are simply divine. In Chocolate there are original, melt your heart offerings, which includes a wicked assortment of chocolate recipes to satisfy every hmmm: the eating, dipping,drinking and spreading kind fruity thrills such as naartjie malva pudding crunchy treats, from rooibos biscotti to macadamia-nut, honeycomb; fancy, creamy,nostalgic and naughty recipes that will enchant you effortless favourites: no bake brownies and end of the month truffles, and SOS tips to rescue your craving. With all the technical info you need to embark on your chocolate journey.

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Oppad in Suid-Afrika

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Op Pad in Suid-Afrika is a classic travel guide that offers an unsurpassed range and depth of information about South African villages, towns and cities, and on the intriguing and informative tales they have to tell.This fully revised and updated third edition has a new, contemporary look, and contains expanded text with more than 500 new photographs. The 37 chapters are arranged in logical sequence, beginning with Cape Town and radiating outwards. Each chapter corresponds to an established and coherent geographic or demographic area. Included are detailed regional maps, incorporating up-to-date place names, and complemented by route directions within the text.On Route in South Africa contains a remarkable wealth of information, making it the perfect travel planner and companion

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On Route In South Africa – 3rd Edition

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From Pofadder, eMkhuze and Haenertsburg to Cookhouse, Klipplaat, Maokeng and Taung South Africa’s amazing diversity is an invitation to take to the road.This revised and updated edition of On Route in South Africa has a new, contemporary look, but contains all the features that have made it such a classic. Previous editions won a special place in the hearts of South Africans. No other book available offers such a range and depth of information about the villages, towns and cities of this land, and on the intriguing and informative tales they have to tell.The 37 chapters are arranged in logical sequence, beginning with Cape Town and radiating outwards. Each chapter corresponds to an established and coherent geographic or demographic area. Included are detailed regional maps, incorporating up-to-date place names, and complemented by route directions within the text. With its expanded text and more than 500 photographs, On Route in South Africa contains a remarkable wealth of information, making it the perfect travel planner and companion.

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