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Ghosts of South Africa

Pat Hopkins

Ghosts of South Africa

by Pat Hopkins

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Published by Zebra Press in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ghosts -- South Africa.,
  • Urban folklore -- South Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-228).

    StatementPat Hopkins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1472.S6 H67 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 228 p. ;
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22546333M
    ISBN 101770073035
    ISBN 109781770073036
    LC Control Number2008430548

    The small town of Mkuze, in South Africa’s Northern KwaZulu-Natal, sits in the eerie shadow of the legendary Ghost Mountain where, over the years, locals have reported unexplained flickering lights and strange noises coming from the mountainside.. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, this mountain, shrouded in intrigue, has a turbulent history of battle and bloodshed that believers of the. This book is a chronicle of the political and moral evolution of an Afrikaner within the context of the political evolution of South Africa and how he not only overcame the conservative an biased background of his youth, but was transformed into a revolutionary spokesman for change and a recognition of the injustices of the past. It is also a realisation that many of the consequences of the.

    As a kind of ghosts’ directory, it’s fun to read of the places where spooks are apparently residing in South Africa. JavaScript scheint in Ihrem Browser deaktiviert zu sein. Sie müssen JavaScript in Ihrem Browser aktivieren um alle Funktionen in diesem Shop nutzen zu können.   Whether you believe in ghosts or not, everyone enjoys a good ghost story. Here is a small selection of interesting ghosts that are said to haunt various towns and cities in South Africa. Cape Town ghosts. The Cape Argus building The ghost of Wilberforce, a hanged pirate, .

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