Lucy - the Ant Ballerina is a children's story. Written by John Dovey and illustrated by Shirene Dovey. In this story, we discover that it is OK to be different from others. Lucy is different from the other ants because she dares to dream. She learns to dance Ballet from watching a young girl and ends up teaching the other ants.
This is a novel about the South African Navy in a fictional account of a war in the future. It involves all the modern naval aquisitions and the plot can be seen as a projection of the Navy's role in future conflicts in Southern Africa.
In Troubled Waters, the central characters from the last book travel to Namibia on a diving trip, but they also attempt to validate claims made by a Windhoek local that his uncle had served in the Type VIIC class submarine, U-452 – one which had allegedly been carrying gold bullion of the Third Reich during the dying days of the last war.
This is a story of despair and hope. Despair about corruption’s corrosiveness and the depths to which its perpetrators will stoop; about unscrupulous politicians’ greed and blindness to the plight of the poor, and about the dreadful violence and inhumanity which can surface in such circumstances.
A novel about the South African Border war. The author creates an exciting account of war and adventure by drawing directly from his experiences during National Service with the 4thSouth African Infantry Battalion.Included is a short synopsis of the author’s actual experiences during his Military service and some colour photographs.
Daniel, a Jewish boy is lost and alone in the ruins of Berlin in the final days of the Second World War. He finds an old exercise book and pencil, and along with a small collection of family photographs he records the memories of his life; its joys, sorrows and pain. This is not only a story of sadness, however, but also one of hope.