About the book: Set in the 1870s on a Karoo farm, The Story of an African Farm tells the tale of Tant Sannie, Em and Lyndall. When the sinister and eccentric Bonaparte Blenkins arrives, their peaceful farm life is disrupted through his various deceptions.
The Story of an African Farm was South African author Olive Schreiner’s first published novel (1883) It was an immediate success and has become recognised as one of the first feminist novels.
South Africa, 2012. Hard Cover Illust Cloth Over B. Condition: Good. Sassenberg, Anton (illustrator). Illustrated Edition. Navy blue cloth over board with gilt titling and decoration to spine with inlaid pic to centre of front board. Cloth and gilt are bright and apine and binding great. New introduction by Doris Lessing. Pages xxix + 301 including a glossary, list of paintings and illustrations, sources and acknowledgements. Bushman painting illustrations by Anton Sassenberg