Circles in a forest

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Knopf, Sep 12, 1984 - Fiction - 305 pages
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A descendant of the first Dutch colonists in South Africa comes of age in the late 1800s, torn between his love of the Knysna Forest and its wildlife and the demands of his family and a dramatically changing world

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User Review  - drjesons - LibraryThing

The setting of the story is South Africa in the 1880’s. The novel describes the exploitation of Afrikaaner woodcutters and the extermination of elephants. Saul Barnard, a proud woodcutter, stands ... Read full review

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User Review  - ChrisAdonn - LibraryThing

Read the Afrikaans version back in high school. The English version came a few years later. the story is touching and, if one is a South African, it has added poignancy. Alas there are no longer any ... Read full review


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