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This was the old chief"s country short stories by Doris Lessing

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Published by Michael Joseph in London .
Written in English


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StatementDoris Lessing.
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Open LibraryOL20912623M

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In 'This Was the Old Chief's Country,' from which the collection derives its title, we see Africa through the eyes of a native patriarch who for generations has watched with increasing sadness the changes taking place in his country and whose sovereignty has gradually been usurped. “We pushed on well beyond the hour mark, neither of us wanting to remind the other of our agreement to return to the vehicle if we found nothing within that time. Surely beyond the next bend we would stumble across something. Instead we stumbled across several large mounds of . Get this from a library! In the old chief's country. [Chris McIvor] -- After Sudan, Zimbabwe. In the second volume of his African memoirs Chris McIvor, now Deputy Regional Director for Save the Children UK in Southern Africa, remembers his first stint in Zimbabwe, the. In the Old Chief’s Country By (author) Chris McIvor “We pushed on well beyond the hour mark, neither of us wanting to remind the other of our agreement to return to the vehicle if we found nothing within that time. Surely beyond the next bend we would stumble across something.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 18 cm. Contents: The old chief Mshlanga --A sunrise on the Veld --No witchcraft for sale --The second hut --The nuisance --The De Wets come to Kloof Grange --Little Tembi --Old John's place --"Leopard" George --Winter in July --A home for the highland cattle --Eldorado --The antheap. Collected African Stories: This Was the Old Chief's Country v. 1 This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far/5(84). This volume contains all the stories from the original book entitled This Was The Old Chief's Country and three of the short novels from Five, the book which won the Somerset Maugham Award in 'I believe,' writes Doris All Doris Lessing's short novels and stories are now collected into two volumes, This Was The Old Chef's Country and The /5. (shelved 1 time as the-old-country) avg rating — 14, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

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