Monthly Archives: August 2010


The Story of an African Farm

The Story of an African Farm by Olive Schreiner is one of those books that I’ve been aware of for quite some time, but never got as far as reading. Being the first major English novel written by a South African (and a woman), and […]



Mhudi is the first and only novel by Sol T. Plaatje, a prominent black intellectual and politician in the early part of the twentieth century. I was further interested in reading this novel as I have previously read The Boer War Diary of Sol T. […]