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NB Publisher’s quarterly list of trade titles, with Charlie Oeng on the cover, August 2017.
On the road. Publicity tour, Die wêreld van Charlie Oeng. Somewhere between Graaff-Reinet and Cradock.
A surprise gift from Head of Fiction, NB Publishers, Etienne Bloemhof.

Interview in the glossy magazine Plus 50, August 2017 issue.

On the cover of the glossy magazine Plus 50, the August 2017 issue.

At the BoekeJol Festival in Pretoria, publisher Etienne Bloemhof spoke to the author of Die wêreld van Charlie Oeng.
In conversation with publisher Etienne Bloemhof, BoekeJol Festival, Atterbury Theatre, Pretoria.
Books for sale, BoekeJol Festival, Pretoria.
Stage interview on Die wêreld van Charlie Oeng, Atterbury Theatre, Pretoria.
The audience in the Atterbury Theatre, Pretoria, for the conversation on Die wêreld van Charlie Oeng, BoekeJol Festival.
Signing books, Pretoria, BoekeJol Festival.
Artist Isa Steynberg, after reading Die wêreld van Charlie Oeng, presented the author with her depiction of elements from the story. Graffiti launch, Pretoria.
Reader and artist Isa Steynberg’s sketch of one of Charlie Oeng’s little dragons.
At the Graffiti launch of Die wêreld van Charlie Oeng in Pretoria.
During the stage conversation on Die wêreld van Charlie Oeng, with Hennie van Coller and Anthea van Jaarsveld, Vryfees, Bloemfontein.
At the bookseller’s table, Vryfees, Bloemfontein.
The Bloemfontein Vryfees launch of Die wêreld van Charlie Oeng.

The Stellenbosch launch of Die wêreld van Charlie Oeng, Protea Bookshop. Louise Viljoen and Etienne van Heerden in conversation.

“Al die versigtig gekose woorde, frases en sinne pas in mekaar soos in ’n legkaart wat onvoltooid sou wees as daar maar net een stukkie ontbreek, miskien onbenullig op sigself, maar onlosmaaklik deel van ’n groter, voltooide geheel.”

Read the opinion here.

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English Novels

— The Karoo —
Van Heerden’s landscape of the mind

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