Translation and presentation by Jackie Grobler
The only diary of a Voortrekker leader, and the inside account of a party of pioneers achieving with nine ox wagons something that has not been repeated ever since with any other vehicle.
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FORMAT: 222 mm x 152 mm
PAGES: 288 pp black & white
COVER: Full colour matt laminated soft cover with 10 cm flaps
CATEGORY: Non Fiction, History
“The heartbreaking ending is part of the earliest Afrikaans love
literature. Its simplicity also places it amongst the most
beautiful.” – Jeanette Ferreira, writer.
“A must on the shelf of every historian or linguist who wishes to
know more about the Great Trek and its people, and of the
Afrikaans of some 200 years ago.” – Hans du Plessis, author
and linguist. Rapport Boeke, 6 Oct 2013
“Now, for the first time, I can open Tregardt’s diary and
understand what I read.” – Christo van Rensburg, linguist