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Shaka looked on with intense interest. At last the bones were thrown, and the
thrower looked at them in a dreamy way and said: 'Why they point all ways, and
at no one in particular.” Here the third senior shook her vigorously and told her to
The roll-call revealed that only two councillors were missing, although the rest all
looked exhausted, and even the King and Mgobozi showed signs of strain.
Shaka looked at them all and remarked that they were harder than he had
“Now turn it and sce what will happen, and the upshot was that the Lieutenant
looked rather foolish and Shaka laughed heartily. The representative of the Royal
Navy, however, refused to accept defeat, and pointed out to Shaka that a ship ...
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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