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  • The Typewriter's Tale

    A Novel

    by Michiel Heyns ...
    “Live all you can; it’s a mistake not to.”This is the maxim of celebrated author Henry James and one which his typist Frieda Wroth tries to live up to. Admiring of the great author, she nevertheless feels marginalized and undervalued in her role. But when the dashing Morton Fullerton comes to visit, Frieda finds herself at the center of an intrigue every bit as engrossing as the novels she types, ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Winter 2017 St. Martin's First Sampler

    Check out the most exciting new voices that will have their debut novels published by St. Martin's Press. ... Read more

    Free

  • The Shallows

    Translated by Michiel Heyns ...
    Painter Nick Steyn moves to the City Bowl in Cape Town after separating from his partner, Isabel. A young boarder moves in with Nick and they soon become friends. But one night she does not come home, and his attempts to trace her come to nothing. A few weeks later the prosperous artist Buks Verhoef makes an offer on Nick’s house. Is there a connection between these events, and if so, could Nick’s ... Read more

    $17.49 USD

  • Agaat

    Translated by Michiel Heyns ...
    "I was immediately mesmerized...Its beauty matches its depth and her achievement is as brilliant as it is haunting." --Toni MorrisonSet in apartheid South Africa, Agaat portrays the unique, forty-year relationship between Milla, a sixty-seven-year-old white woman, and her black maidservant turned caretaker, Agaat. In 1950s South Africa, life for white farmers was full of promise—young and newly ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Agaat

    Translated by Michiel Heyns ...
    “I was immediately mesmerized . . . as brilliant as it is haunting.” —Toni MorrisonIn 1940s apartheid South Africa, Milla de Wet discovers a child abandoned in the fields of her family farm. Ignoring the warnings of friends and family, Milla brings the girl, Agaat, into her home. But the kindness is fleeting, as Milla makes Agaat her maidservant and, later, a nanny for her son. At turns cruel and ... Read more

    $12.59 USD

  • It Might Get Loud

    Translated by Michiel Heyns ...
    After a disturbing call from a certain Josias Brandt, Karl Hofmeyr departs for Cape Town to help his brother, Iggy, who is apparently running amok. On this journey Karl – hard-core heavy-metal fan – valiantly contends with inner demons as well as outer obstacles. Meanwhile, in an attempt to fend off a beleaguering emptiness, Maria Volschenk embarks on a journey to understand her sister’s search ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • A Poor Season for Whales

    by Michiel Heyns ...
    ‘A Poor Season for Whales is pitch-perfect, a clever, bitingly funny novel. It had me riveted.’ – Finuala Dowling, author of Okay, Okay, OkayMargaret Crowley, handsome, clever and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly fifty-six years in the world with very little to distress or vex her. It was therefore ... Read more

    $8.29 USD

  • Red Dog

    by Willem Anker ...
    Translated by Michiel Heyns ...
    A blistering, brutal novel of the South African frontier from a major new literary voiceIn the eighteenth century, a giant strides the border of the Cape Colony frontier. Coenraad de Buys is a legend, a polygamist, a swindler and a big talker; a rebel who fights with Xhosa chieftains against the Boers and British; the fierce patriarch of a sprawling mixed-race family with a veritable tribe of ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Right to Life under International Law

    An Interpretative Manual

    The Right to Life under International Law offers the first-ever comprehensive treatment under international law of the foundational human right to life. It describes the history, content, and status of the right, considers jurisdictional issues, and discusses the application of the right to a wide range of groups, such as women, children, persons with disabilities, members of minorities, LGBTI ... Read more

    $170.59 USD

  • The Influence of Ethyl Alcohol on the Development of the Chondrocranium of Gallus gallus

    by Marise Heyns ...
    Book 134 - Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology
    According to Jones and Smith (1973) the potential adverse effect of maternal alcoholism on the development of the offspring has been referred to in early Greek and Roman mythology. In a Carthaginian ritual, the bridal couple was forbidden to drink wine on their wedding night in order that defective children might not be conceived (Haggard and Jellinek 1942). Also, according to lones and Smith ... Read more

    $134.09 USD

  • Modelling and Simulation of Complex Systems for Sustainable Energy Efficiency

    Contributions to the First International Workshop on Modelling and Simulation of Complex Systems for Sustainable Energy Efficiency, MOSCOSSEE’2021, February 25-26, 2021

    Book 20 - Applied Condition Monitoring
    This book provides readers with an overview of recent theories and methods for studying complex mechanical systems used in energy production, such as wind turbines, but not limited to them. The emphasis is put on strategies for increasing energy efficiency, and on recent industrial applications. Topics cover dynamics and vibration, vibroacoustics, engineering design, modelling and simulation, ... Read more

    $170.09 USD

  • Grimoire 1919: Three Gates of Pleasure (The Grimoire Typewriter Book 2) (Erotic Adult Fairy Tale) (Taboo Cerberus Fantasy Erotica)

    Book 2 - The Grimoire Typewriter
    I moved over to the bed and the Cerberus moved his body so that his three heads faced me. His snake like tail knocked over my table and the Grimoire Typewriter, but right now that was the least of my concerns.Lying on the bed, I rolled up my dress and spread my legs wide open. What a disgraceful position for a lady, but since Chimera wasn’t a human male, I felt less embarrassed about it. In fact, ... Read more

    $2.99 USD