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Diane de Beer Reviews Ingrid Jonker: A Poet’s Life by Petrovna Metelerkamp

Ingrid Jonker: A Poet's LifeVerdict: carrot

“She was both a poet and a South African. She was both an Afrikaner and an African. She was both an artist and a human being. In the midst of despair, she celebrated hope. Confronted by death, she asserted the beauty of life,” President Nelson Mandela said of Ingrid Jonker in his inaugural address to Parliament on May 24, 1994.

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