To Hell With CronjéBook - 2010
Two scientists, Reitz Steyn and Ben Maritz, find themselves in a "transit camp for those temporarily and permanently unfit for battle" during the Boer War. Captured on suspicion of desertion and treasonùduring a trek across an unchanging desert of bushes, rocks, and ant hills to help transport a fellow-soldier, who has suffered debilitating shell-shock, to his motherùthey are forced to await the judgment of a General Bergh, unsure whether they are to be conscripted into Bergh's commando, allowed to continue their mission, or executed for treason. As the weeks pass, and the men's despair at ever returning to their families reaches its peak, they are sent on a bizarre mission ...
Publisher: Rochester, NY :, Open Letter,, 2010.
Edition: First Open Letter edition.
Branch Call Number: FIC WINT
Characteristics: 239 pages ; 22 cm