The Sunburnt Queen: A True Story

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Jacana, 2004 - History - 375 pages
11 Reviews
A seven-year-old English girl, washed up on the Wild Coast in about 1736, is adopted by the amaMpondo, grows up to become a woman of surpassing beauty, marries the chief of the clan and becomes an ancestor of many of the Xhosa royal families.

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User Review  - Phillipa - Goodreads

I loved this book! Okay so it is not an easy read, like a fictional book would be. It was quite hard going in some places, and because of our trip, I ended up reading it in two halves. Still, it is ... Read full review

Review: The Sunburnt Queen

User Review  - Goodreads

I loved this book! Okay so it is not an easy read, like a fictional book would be. It was quite hard going in some places, and because of our trip, I ended up reading it in two halves. Still, it is ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

Hazel Crampton is an artist. She lives in Cape Town.

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