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The story of an African farm

Author: Olive Schreiner; Francis Brett Young
Publisher: New York, The Modern library [1927]
Series: Modern library of the world's best books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The novel details the lives of three characters, first as children and then as adults – Waldo, Em and Lyndall – who live on a farm in the Karoo region of South Africa. The story is set in the middle- to late-19th century – the First Boer War is alluded to, but not mentioned by name.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schreiner, Olive, 1855-1920.
Story of an African farm.
New York, The Modern library [1927]
(OCoLC)655110364
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olive Schreiner; Francis Brett Young
OCLC Number: 1382312
Description: 375 pages 17 cm.
Series Title: Modern library of the world's best books.
Other Titles: African farm
Responsibility: by Olive Schreiner; introduction by Francis Brett Young.

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The novel details the lives of three characters, first as children and then as adults – Waldo, Em and Lyndall – who live on a farm in the Karoo region of South Africa. The story is set in the middle- to late-19th century – the First Boer War is alluded to, but not mentioned by name.

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