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Finding the ford immediately in front of him held by an apparently weak force,
Nomahlanjana immediately tried to force it. The current was swift and in places
ran shoulder high. Immediately below the ford there was a treacherous series of ...
The King decrees a “smelling out' The matter was immediately reported to Mbopa
, who, appearing to be petrified with horror, made no move until he had hurriedly
called together the councillors and the officers of the outer and inner guards.
I had not been there many minutes when I heard a shriek; and lights were
immediately extinguished. Then followed a general bustle and cry. . . . I found at
length that Shaka, while dancing, had been stabbed. I immediately turned away
to call ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
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