Tabernakel Thula-thula Alert! Afrikaans author Annelie Botes has ignited something of a race row with her statement, to Rapport newspaper. Racial fear haunts award-winning author Annelie Botes. Afrikaans section for her novel, Thula-thula, which deals with child abuse and incest. The SA Literary Awards (Sala) has withdrawn its award for Annelie Botes, writer of the highly acclaimed Thula Thula, for saying she did not like.

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Cabinet Report Cards Nadia rated it really liked it Nov 12, This book is explicit! In the letter, he said her comments had sparked interesting and necessary debate, inviting her to try and get to know black people. Books by Annelie Botes. Staff Reporter 26 Nov Op ‘n wintersmiddag kom Gertruida terug Kiepersolkloof toe nadat haar pa en ma op die dorp begrawe is.


Anita thua it really liked it May 08, May 25, Ronel Koch rated it it was amazing. Extremely graphic in the description of the abuse Gertruidah had to endure at the hands of her own father. She said that two years ago her laptop containing a manuscript was stolen while she was asleep. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Fantastic read written by this South African author but beware! I will definitely seek out the Afrikaans version to read as well. Create Account Lost Your Password? City of CT to act against security company, ReclaimClifton protesters. Want to publish your media releases here? World Ian Timberlake Politics Jeanette Chabalala Mar 06, Ronel Bredenkamp rated it liked it.

Having read books like “Dis ek Anna” Im sorry to say I was a bit dissapointed in this book.

Bhekisisa Mia MalanDylan Bush May 18, Rochell rated it really liked it. Defnitief in my top But a letter was sent to her on Tuesday, a day before the awards banquet, to inform her it had now been withdrawn. But I remind you, you were brave and patriotic. It is therefore against this background that Sala hereby distances itself from such alleged racist utterances attributed to her.

The dins of the fathers etc etc I can’t wait to find more books by this author. December 20 to January 3. She was subsequently fired as columnist from the Burger Oos newspaper.



Those words have opened a can of worms for Botes, probably the most popular present-day Afrikaans woman writer. World Ian Timberlake Trump not building a ‘wall’. If you hear the window shatter and confront the perpetrator, annflie do you expect that crook to be?

Her children already live there. Lists with This Book. Tragic story, but yet all to true for millions of people around the world. Rapport conducted an interview with her because of the announcement that she had won the K Sello Duiker award for Thula Thulawhich has sold 34 copies.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Botes won the K Sello Duiker Memorial Literary award earlier this month in the Afrikaans section for her novel, Thula-thulawhich deals with child abuse and incest.

I know they are people like me, I know they have the same rights as me. The author herself commented about this on a post I made on a book page, saying the amount of research she put into the book to get it right.