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Jan Spies

Biographical info

Jan Spies (1936-1996) was a legendary storyteller. There were few who can bring a story to scintillating life in Afrikaans like he could: each situation sharp and entertaining, and endlessly funny.

Books still in print

Spieserye, Tafelberg (2007) - a collection containing Pilatus tot molshoop, Poort deur die koue, Profeet met kondensmelk and Pille vir servette.

Awards

Rapportryers Prize (1992) – for Spieserye

List of published works

Poetry
1975 Voetvolk: 1960-1970, Tafelberg

Stories
1977 Pilatus tot Molshoop, Perskor
1984 Poort deur die koue, Tafelberg
1984 Profeet met kondensmelk, Tafelberg
1987 Pille vir Servette, Tafelberg
1988 Spieserye, Tafelberg
1990 Spies op sy stukke (compiled by PG du Plessis), Tafelberg
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