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Title The alphabet of birds / S.J. Naudé ; translated by the author.
Author Naudé, S. J., 1970- author, translator.
Publication London ; New York : And Other Stories, 2015.
Description 294 pages ; 20 cm
Note "First published as Alfabet van die voëls in 2011 by Umuzi, an imprint of Random House Struik, Cape Town, South Africa"--Title page verso.
Introduction by Damon Galgut.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-294) and index.
Summary "If death comes to a loved one, can we grieve alone? When all around is in ruins, can we confine our lives to one beautiful room constructed out of art, or love, or family ties? And when the words we know prove inadequate, can we turn to the language of birds?"--Provided by publisher.
Contents The noise machine -- Van -- A master from Germany -- War, blossoms -- VNLS -- Mother's quartet -- Loose.
Subject Short stories, Afrikaans.
Addl. Author Galgut, Damon, 1963- writer of introduction.
Addl. Title Alfabet van die voëls. English
ISBN 1908276444 (paperback) :
9781908276445 (paperback) :

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