pity of the great war

The year of the commemoration of the start of the first world war (or the Great War) is nearing its end. But I foresee that there will be no end in publications on the Great War. This year saw a rise in publications on the relationship between Africa an d the War. Some battle-areas were known, other fields were less known. 

South African writer Tim Couzens has focused in his books on the South African troops and their part in this war. He is interviewed here

 The Great Silence

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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