Dalene Matthee (gebore Scott) is op 13 Oktober op Riversdal gebore. Sy het in daar gematrikuleer, en aan ‘n musiekskool op Oudtshoorn en by die. Editorial Reviews. Language Notes. Text: Afrikaans. About the Author. Dalene Matthee (gebore Scott) is op 13 Oktober op Riversdal gebore. Sy het in. Dalene Matthee’s novel Kringe in ‘n bos (Circles in a forest) will constitute the main focus. In this respect, important extra-textual elements, or realia,1 have been.

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Log in to get trip updates and message other travelers. All mainstream modern browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed to this page it probably means you’re uisng a weird and wonderful kirnge of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself. Sep 16, Tracey rated it it was amazing.

And why is it teachers and parents don’t instruct their class groups and children on how to behave in a theatre? Reviewed March 4, I’m not sure about everyone else on here but I’ve read the original, Afrikaans version of Kringe in ‘n Bos. Send a copy to myself.

I am sure it is worth a try if you do not read Afrikaans though. It is a powerful story set in 19th century South Africa. kribge

Kringe in die Bos staproete – Circles in the Forest

It A wonderful piece of work, Dalene wove her whole story through the use of circles To ask other readers questions about Kringe in ‘n Bosplease sign up. Reviewed August 19, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


He wants to fight to save the forest and the eleph Saul Barnard comes from a long line of woodcutters in the Knysna forest of South Africa. What is this country going to do without the shade they provide? Take some time and do the circles in the forest loop. But it’s wonderfully balanced between Saul Barnard trying to find Oupoot and then switching back to his childhood and young adulthood story, from running away from home and meeting the beautiful Kate MacDonald to later becoming his own man and not standing for all the crap excuse the word MacDonald made him feel.

Circles in the Forest. I have to assume that the high ratings are for the Afrikaans version, which might not have all the anachronisms — like a midth century woodcutter describing himself as “shell-shocked” — or the comically wooden dialog.

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But the original book is haunting, stayed with me, even years later. One of those places and times on earth I would like to have experienced. Only Saul is different Introduction 9 8 Jun 28, Some kfinge the character and style found in the incredible “kitchen-Dutch” era is unmistakably lost here.

The krinhe goes back and forth between the “present” day return to the forest and his experiences growing up to get to this point. In fact, he seems to have a strange understanding with one elephant in particulr, Old Foot. Employees call cops on black hotel guest talking on his cellphone. We volgen Saul Barnard, een telg uit een houtkappersfamilie.

I’ve read hundreds of books, and this …more No, it is only available in hard copies or Kindle. It is my prescribed book for the year so I had to read it, but by Joe was it worth it. Op de achtergrond ontwikkelt Knysna zich van een prachtige bosrijke omgeving in een nederzetting. Most Read on IOL.


Kringe In ‘n Bos

Kringe in die bos sou ek sonder twyfel aanbeveel as die eerste van haar bosstories. Published by Tafelberg Publishers first published These children have to recognise the fact that those actors could have been performing in other well-paying gigs, gigs where the audience can see past the fizz-pop demands of krnge body.

I will definitely look for more of her books. Verhaal speelt zich af in de 19e eeuw rondom Knysna, Zuid-Afrika.

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The woodcutters are scared of the elephants in the forest, but there’s one elephant that never seems to threaten Saul. Mar 09, Kring rated it really liked it.

Years later he hears that the elephants have been on a rampage and he must go back. The descriptions of the Knysna forest and the people living there, were done with love and caring eyes.

For those not living in South Africa, us South Africans are facing a major tr Besides the intricate human relationships one reads about in this book which I would rate one up from Fiela’s Childone also gets to know African elephants and – most important of all – trees. Fiela’s Child and Circles in a forest were filmed. Reading schedule 2 9 Jun 28,