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Archive for June 8th, 2018

Irma Venter’s Sondag has been translated into English as Blue Sunday

Human & Rousseau is excited to announce that after the great success and popular appeal of her previous five crime novels (Skoenlapper, Skrapnel, Sondebok, Skarlaken and Sirkus) Irma Venter’s last novel, Sirkus, is being translated into English as Circus and will hit bookshelves late-August. Her latest crime novel Sondag is also appearing as Blue Sunday in September.

With her S-series, Irma has drawn the attention of the South African reading public and Deon Meyer has been quoted as calling her work “world class”. As with her S series, the titles in her English series will also follow a pattern, each named after a well-known song (“Circus” by Britney Spears and “Blue Sunday” by The Doors) so you can have a backtrack whilst curling up with your book.

About Blue Sunday:

Sunday. Christmas Eve. There is a break-in at the Stable Estates in Pretoria East. Businessman Lafras van Zyl is left for dead and his family has disappeared without a trace.

After six weeks there are still no clues, and Captain AJ Williams has been summoned to solve the case.

Alex Derksen and Ranna Abramson are on the trail of Martina Buitendag (17), who went missing in Yeoville.

Two crimes. Countless secrets. More questions than answers.

About the author:

Irma Venter is a journalist at a media company in Johannesburg. She has received several accolades, including the Siemens Africa Profile Award for Science and Technology writing in 2012. She received the ATKV award for a suspense novel, for her debut, Skoenlapper. Her subsequent best-selling novels are Skrapnel, Sondebok, Skarlaken and Sirkus.


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Bekendstelling: Truitjie roer my nie deur Schalk Bezuidenhout & Erns Grundling (9 Junie)

Wat beteken dit as ’n jong Afrikanerman jou beskryf as “nogals orraait”? Hoe trek jy die gehoor se aandag as die basaarpoeding hulle gemesmeraais het? En waar in die wêreld is die berugte Pomona Spur? In dié piepie-jou-nat-van-die-lag memoire verklap Schalk – en sy soortvan-bestuurder, Erns Grundling – die bisarre en hartroerende dinge wat hy oorgekom het op sy reise regoor die land na oral waar ’n mikrofoon en ’n gehoor hom inwag.

Besonderhede


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