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Ntombazi pointed to her hut and to her head with an evil smile. “Those of you
who practise witchcraft make use of hyaenas as your mediums. Is that true?' '
Indeed it is,' said Ntombazi, hoping to instil the fear of the occult into Shaka. 'And
She feeds her 'companion' on skulls Animated by a sudden hope Ntombazi threw
the first piece of meat to the hyaena, which it voraciously snapped up, with a
metallic clicking of the jaws which made Ntombazi shudder. When she tried to ...
Demented with fear, and paroxysms of rage, Ntombazi decided to end everything
by hurling herself at the unseen monster with which she was caged. With shrieks
of laughter she rushed at it in the dark, but with its stomach partly filled with ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nwdavies - LibraryThing
A fascinating book about a fascinating man and culture. I was left with the feeling that, had Shaka been living in, say, Europe and been white he would have been heaped with long lasting praise as an ... Read full review
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Originally written in 1955, I find this an excellent biography. Shaka began from a very low status position among his people and re-organized them into a very respectable, bronze or early Iron age ... Read full review
ZULULAND AND THE ZULUS IN THE LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
BIRTH AND ExILE II
THE YOUNG SOLDIERPAMPATATHE ASSEGAI
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