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Established in 1998, Bargain Books is South Africa’s leading discount book retailer with 80 stores in all 9 provinces. Our mission is to provide our customers with quality and innovative products, value for money and excellent service. Bargain Books is proud to have won SA Bookseller of the year 2011, 2013 and 2014. We are the leaders in Afrikaans, Children’s and Mass Market fiction in SA. We have an extensive product offering, many exclusive to Bargain Books and also publish Afrikaans Children’s Books

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War Cry

Author: Wilbur Smith

About the book: The saga of the legendary Courtney family continues in this fourteenth installment in Wilbur Smith’s bestselling series—the sequel to 2009’s Assegai—a thrilling tale of espionage, adventure, and danger, set in Africa and spanning from the Great War’s end to the dark days of World War II.

ISBN: 9780007535866

Price: WAS R299 / NOW R189

Born A Crime

Author: Trevor Noah

About the book: The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.

Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison. Living proof of his parents’ indiscretion, Trevor was kept mostly indoors for the earliest years of his life, bound by the extreme and often absurd measures his mother took to hide him from a government that could, at any moment, steal him away. Finally liberated by the end of South Africa’s tyrannical white rule, Trevor and his mother set forth on a grand adventure, living openly and freely and embracing the opportunities won by a centuries-long struggle.

ISBN: 9781770105065

Price: R285

Being Chris Hani's daughter

Author: Lindiwe Hani & Melinda Ferguson

About the book: When Chris Hani, leader of the South African Communist Party and heir apparent to Nelson Mandela, was brutally slain in his driveway in April 1993, he left a shocked and grieving South Africa on the precipice of civil war. But to 12-year-old Lindiwe, it was the love of her life, her daddy, who had been shockingly ripped from her life.

In this intimate and brutally honest memoir, 36-year-old Lindiwe remembers the years she shared with her loving father, and the toll that his untimely death took on the Hani family. She lays family skeletons bare and brings to the fore her own downward spiral into cocaine and alcohol addiction, a desperate attempt to avoid the pain of his brutal parting.

While the nation continued to revere and honour her father’s legacy, for Lindiwe, being Chris Hani’s daughter became an increasingly heavy burden to bear.

For as long as I can remember, I’d grown up feeling that I was the daughter of Chris Hani and that I was useless. My father was such a huge figure, such an icon to so many people, it felt like I could never be anything close to what he achieved – so why even try? Of course my addiction to booze and cocaine just made me feel my worthlessness even more.

In a stunning turnaround, she faces her demons, not just those that haunted her through her addiction, but, with the courage that comes with sobriety, she comes face to face with her father’s two killers – Janus Walus, still incarcerated, and Clive Derby Lewis, released in 2015 on medical parole. In a breathtaking twist of humanity, while searching for the truth behind her father’s assassination, Lindiwe Hani ultimately makes peace with herself and honours her father’s gigantic spirit.

ISBN: 9781920601812

Price: R225

Living the Healthy Life

Author: Jessica Sepel

 

 

 

 

ISBN: 9781509828371

Price: R349

Eindspel

Author: Wilna Adriaanse

 

 

 

 

ISBN: 9780524075301

Price: R270

The Book of Joy

Author: Dalai Lama & Archbishop Desmond Tutu

 

 

ISBN: 9781786330444

Price: R320

The Bikini Body 28-Day Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Guide

Author: Kayla Itsines

 

 

 

ISBN: 9781509842094

Price: WAS R350 / NOW R299

The Code

Author: Shaun Tomsom

 

ISBN: 9781770104501

Price: R145

Jagveld

Author: Deon Meyer

 

 

 

 

ISBN: 9780798175708

Price: R295

Double Down

Author: Jeff Kinney

 

 

 

 

ISBN: 9780141373027

Price: WAS R230 / NOW R199

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