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Laurens Van Der Post

Full Name: Laurens Van Der Post
Gender: Male
Born: 1906-12-13
Died: 1996-12-16
Number of Works: 40
Sir Laurens Jan van der Post (aka Laurens van der Post)was a 20th century Afrikaner author of many books, farmer, war hero, political adviser to British heads of government, close friend of Prince Charles, godfather of Prince William, educator, journalist, humanitarian, philosopher, explorer, and conservationist.

ISBN: 0156852616, 9780156852616
Keywords: wind, story
Pages: 370
Published: 1972
  • Rating: 100%
ISBN: 0156301989, 9780156301985
Keywords: place
Pages: 324
Published: 1974
  • Rating: 80%

<div>The story of a long, perilous journey undertaken by four survivors of a massacre: a teenage boy of European descent, a young white girl, and two Bushmen. The basis for a major film release from Walt Disney Pictures.</div>
ISBN: 0792481860, 9780792481867
Keywords: kalahari, world, lost
Pages: Unknown
Published: 1958
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0140024026, 9780140024029
Keywords: sower, seed
Pages: 224
Published: 1963
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0156400030, 9780156400039
Keywords: african, bushman, myths, customs, hunter, heart
Pages: 268
Published: 1961
  • Rating: 80%

The author’s passionate concern for Africa and for the human spirit is evident in this portrait of the “First People” of southern Africa, the Bushmen. Van der Post describes his desert travels, the splendid landscape and wildlife, and his encounters with the Bushman, an elusive culture. Drawings by Maurice Wilson.
ISBN: 0394721756, 9780394721750
Keywords: time, story, jung
Pages: 276
Published: 1975
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0701129921, 9780701129927
Keywords: russia, journey
Pages: 384
Published: 1964
  • Rating: 80%

Journey Into Russia is the extraordinary record of an extraordinary journey into the heartland -- and the hearts -- of the Russian people. Twenty years ago, master storyteller Laurens van der Post travelled thousands of miles across Russia meeting people from every ethnic, educational and occupational background. Wherever he went, he talked and listened, supplementing what he saw and heard with wide reading. The result is this unique book -- a vision, both informed and intuitive, of the people who inhabit more than eight million square miles of the earth. With the ideological warfare between t
ISBN: 0933280211, 9780933280212
Keywords: carol, mantis
Pages: 166
Published: 1975
  • Rating: 80%

A true story of a Bushman in New York who was rescued from the captivity of a Jamaican circus during World War 1. Hans Taaibosch lived the rest of his life in America where he made a deep impression on those who knew him and became the catalyst in a haunting story of dreams and deliverance. Sir Laurens van der Post is the author of 21 books and was nominated by the Book Marketing Council as one of the twenty best of British writers.