Heart of the Hunter: Customs and Myths of the African Bushman

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9780140022360: Heart of the Hunter: Customs and Myths of the African Bushman

A journey into the mind and spirit of the bushmen. Laurens Van Der Post continues with his exploration of the Bushmen's life and outlook. It is an intensely felt, personal and affective tribute to the Bushmen, undertaken as a point of honour after the depradations the Bush people experienced. Accompanied by drawings/artwork to support the text. In three parts; World Lost, World between, and World regained. Softback intact and clean and undamaged. Pages have age related browning. Text excellent.

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"The Bushmen's legends are sheer poetry; their imaginative power is tremendous, their humour and compassion deeply moving" (Listener)

"An outstanding book... I rank Laurens van der Post with the best writers of English... This book confirms my constant admiration and the nobility of his mind" (Raymond Mortimer Sunday Times)

"I hope all those who are appalled by the destruction of Hiroshima will read this book...for a greater understanding of what man is capable of doing to his fellows in time of war" (Daily Telegraph)

"No one can write more feelingly of Africa-an experience not to be missed" (Evening Standard)

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The moving sequel to The Lost World of the Kalahari.

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