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Order Your Special Limited Edition of Flame in the Snow: The Love Letters of Andre Brink and Ingrid Jonker

Flame in the SnowVlam in die sneeuA special limited edition of the landmark publication Flame in the Snow: The Love Letters of André Brink & Ingrid Jonker is available for pre-order until 30 October, 2015!

In a telegram dated 29 April 1963, 30-year-old Afrikaans poet Ingrid Jonker thanks André Brink, a young novelist of 28, for flowers and a letter he sent her. In the more than 200 letters that followed this telegram, one of South African literature’s most famous love affairs unfolds. Jonker’s final letter to Brink is dated 18 April, 1965. She drowned herself in the ocean at Three Anchor Bay three months later.

More than 50 years on, this poignant, often stormy relationship still grips readers’ imaginations.

In December 2014, three months before his death on 6 February, 2015, André Brink offered these never-before-seen letters, as well as personal photographs, for publication.

Flame in the Snow is also available in Afrikaans as Vlam in die sneeu: Die liefdesbriewe van André P Brink en Ingrid Jonker.

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  • Flame in the Snow: The Love Letters of André Brink and Ingrid Jonker translated by Karin Schimke and Leon de Kock
    EAN: 9781415208786
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