A Walk With a White Bushman: Laurens Van Der Post in Conversation With Jean-Marc Pottiez

Laurens Van Der Post


no matter if writing or talking, Laurens van der publish has that infrequent skill to evoke the mind's eye and achieve to the soul, to magnify horizons, even to alter people's lives., nobody is aware this higher than Jean-Marc Pottiez, a fellow "Eurafricasian" (as he calls the writer, with whom he stocks a deep-rooted attachment to Europe, Africa and Japan) and the leading mover of this ebook. It was once he who initiated the sequence of spontaneous discussions that shape its middle, and he who drew from Sir Laurens this fluent, interesting and pointed statement on some of the key concerns and personalities of our time. the result's a publication brimming with rules, insights, humans and occasions; immediately considerate and intriguing, mellow but jam-packed with promise, autobiographical but in addition topical. For the entire obvious range of its parts - international leaders, writers, tribespeople, politicians, interesting tales of human and animal existence - they're held jointly by means of Laurens van der Post's designated and cohesive imaginative and prescient. All shape a part of a complete, a favorable, therapeutic, unifying outlook that's sustained by way of a powerful set of values solid from a life of excessive event and problem. in the event you have by no means ventured with Laurens van der publish ahead of, A stroll WITH A WHITE BUSHMAN bargains a tempting preamble to many longer explorations. in case you have, it deals the type of renewed concept of which there can by no means be an excessive amount of.

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