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Die Generaal | Fiction

Hans Pienaar

Nineteen-year-old Johan is enlisted in the army. When the adjutant informs him that he will be transferred to Section C in the Zambezi Valley, unfamiliar exhilaration grips him. But this is short-lived as he quickly realises he is not fit for the task at hand. As an escape, Johan spends his off weekends in Pretoria with Ben – his older cousin and the rebellious son of the general. The one fighting his own war. 

A gripping tale about the absurdity of the the South African Border War and the devastating impact on the lives of young men. 

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Die Generaal | Fiction


Author: Hans Pienaar
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780624085812
Date Released: 22 October 2018
Price (incl. VAT): R 290.00
Format: Soft cover, 320pp

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Hans Pienaar


Hans Pienaar was born in 1955 in Stellenbosch but grew up all over the country. Since the 1980s he has been living in Johannesburg, earning his bread as...