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

  • "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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