Results 1-3 of 23
The boy shared it that night with his family and the other herd-boys; his pride was
great but his hatred of the E-Langeni remained unchanged. At the age of fifteen it
became apparent that Shaka was attaining puberty,” and that he would soon ...
The night was far spent before he was satisfied with the shape, weight and
balance of the blade, and there now only remained to be done the final refining
and tempering, and of course the most important detail of all, the addition of the ...
'Dingiswayo himself—or, rather, that which remained of him after his head had
gone to adorn Ntombazi's hut, and divers bits of his person had been cut away
and stewed in a pot for their fat, and his head-ring carefully scraped of its mystical
What people are saying - Write a review
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