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Van der Post, Laurens

Overview
Works: 307 works in 1,433 publications in 15 languages and 28,238 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Folklore  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Biography  Pictorial works  Drama  History  Interviews  Film adaptations  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Editor, ed, Correspondent, Other, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: PR9369.3.V33, 823
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Publications about Laurens Van der Post
Publications by Laurens Van der Post
Publications by Laurens Van der Post, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Laurens Van der Post
The lost world of the Kalahari by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
116 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,333 libraries worldwide
An account of the author's search for the vanishing Bushmen of South Africa
Jung and the story of our time by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
36 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,758 libraries worldwide
The heart of the hunter by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
67 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,654 libraries worldwide
A continuation of the story begun in The lost world of the Kalahari
A view of all the Russias by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
64 editions published between 1964 and 1986 in 6 languages and held by 1,558 libraries worldwide
Report of 1962 visit to the U.S.S.R. Shorter version appeared in "Holiday" magazine
Venture to the interior by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
99 editions published between 1935 and 1995 in 10 languages and held by 1,306 libraries worldwide
African cooking by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
6 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,186 libraries worldwide
Discusses the foods and cooking of the nations of Africa and provides a great variety of African recipes
A story like the wind by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
44 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
Francois saves Xhabbo's life and is schooled in Bushman culture. Xhabba teaches him the methods needed to survive the violence of contemporary Africa
The dark eye in Africa by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
50 editions published between 1857 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 993 libraries worldwide
Race problems in Africa in the form of questions and answers, presented by a British resident of South Africa. Based on talks given at the C.L. Jung Institute and the Psychological Club of Zurich, March 1964
Testament to the Bushmen by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 940 libraries worldwide
Describes the Bushmen traditions and culture, looks at the routines of their daily life, and explains why their nomadic existence is threatened. Bibliog
The seed and the sower by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
54 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 916 libraries worldwide
The story of two British officers in a Japanese POW camp in Java in 1942, as experienced in the company of the prisoners and oppressors. Out of all the violence and misery, strange bonds are forged in a battle of contrasting wills and philosophies
A far-off place by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
32 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 893 libraries worldwide
For Nonnie and Francois, both on the brink of adulthood, a thousand-mile trip across Africa's Kalahari Desert becomes a pilgrimage of self-discovery
Flamingo feather by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
60 editions published between 1955 and 2003 in 7 languages and held by 875 libraries worldwide
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The hunter and the whale; a tale of Africa by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
39 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in English and French and held by 868 libraries worldwide
Roman fra Sydafrika om menneskelig udholdenhed
A portrait of all the Russias by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
11 editions published in 1967 in English and Swedish and held by 593 libraries worldwide
A mantis carol by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
21 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
A portrait of Japan by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
10 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 libraries worldwide
First catch your eland by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and German and held by 513 libraries worldwide
In a province, a novel by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
20 editions published between 1934 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 libraries worldwide
South African's friendship with a native wins his interest in the blackman's plight during the 1930's
A bar of shadow by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
35 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 438 libraries worldwide
Fortælling om en brutal japansk sergeant, der er opsynsmand for en krigsfangelejr
The face beside the fire, a novel by Laurens Van der Post( Book )
13 editions published between 1953 and 1985 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Explores human relationships, telling the story of the painter David Michaeljohn from Boyhood in South Africa to self-discovery
 
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Alternative Names
Der Post, Laurens van.
der Post, Laurens Van 1906-1996
DerPost, Laurens van 1906-1996
Post, Laurens Jan van der 1906-1996
Post, Laurens van der.
Post, Laurens van der 1906-
Post Laurens van der 1906-1996
Van der Post, Laurens.
Van der Post, Laurens 1906-1996
Van der Post, Laurens 1906-1996 Sir
Van der Post, Laurens, Sir, 1906-1996
VanDerPost, Laurens 1906-1996
ヴァン・デル・ポスト, L
ヴァン・デル・ポスト, ローレンス
バン・デル・ポスト, ローレンス
Languages
English (792)
German (56)
Spanish (31)
Japanese (21)
French (16)
Italian (6)
Chinese (3)
Danish (3)
Finnish (3)
Swedish (2)
Dutch (2)
Norwegian (2)
Hebrew (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Multiple languages (1)
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