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In Die kwart-voor-sewe-lelie skryf Eleanor Baker met ‘n satiriese aanslag en fyn insig oor die wel en wee van ‘n stadsgesin wat bestaan uit ‘n vergeetagtige ma. Die Kwart-Voor-Sewe-Lelie (Afrikaans, Book) / Author: Eleanor Baker ; ; Modern fiction, General & literary fiction, Fiction, Books. The App is specially designed for Afrikaans matric learners who want to learn and understand the prescribed novel “Die kwart-voor-sewe-lelie”.

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The best prescribed book in Afrikaans I ever had. Llelie can’t, however, all create imaginary friends to keep us sane. When Iris finds Bettie passed out on the bathroom floor a crisis ensues where they revive the poor woman and her and Peter start digging the car out of the ice in order to get her to a hospital.

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Since Iris knows what it’s like not to be listened to, she hears when the woman says “this is the night” Christmas Eve. All mainstream modern browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed to kaart page it probably means you’re uisng a weird and wonderful browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself. In Johannesburg she worked as a school teacher and got married to Walter Baker in There are many other threads in the book, i.

He doesn’t meet her at the airport because he’s been snowed in and after a few adventures they end up together in a bungalow with a friend who kwrt has suicidal tendencies.

Die kwart-voor-sewe-lelie

He leaves for America to study and she starts working for a dentist. Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. But this one struck a chord with me.


Iris has an “Angel” that only she sees and talks to. She has the ability to introduce characters that are so real to life, you expect them to walk up to you in the street one day. Why do schools assign such boring books? When she walks in at a party and is introduced to a man with the same name as the character she’d been dreaming up, she can’t help but fall for Peter.

Since her husband was in the diplomatic service, the couple moved from Teheran to Den Haag and from there to Montreal and Brussels before returning to South Africa to retire. If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots. Marilee Garcia rated mwart it was ok Jun 14, Snow rated it it was ok May 05, Plek-plek het ek verveeld lellie met te veel inligting.

Search for a book to add a reference. What a pity Iris didn’t pursue her modeling career, it would have brought her out of her “drab” existence.

Die kwart-voor-sewe-lelie by Eleanor Baker

Chantell rated it did not like it Feb 06, Perhaps Baker’s way of living with this fact is that she writes – and I found plenty of tips in this book as to how to go about it!

Discover new books on Goodreads. When she decides she’d take him up on his invitation to visit her, it’s in the middle of winter. We take abuse seriously in our discussion boards. We can’t, however, all create imaginary friends to keep us sane.

The book covers several years in but a few pages. Email address subscribed successfully. There are many other threads in the book, i. No trivia or quizzes yet. She says things to people and the “listeners” carry on as if she were a brick wall I can completely identify with this.


Die eerste helfte van die boek is redelik goed, maar daarna begin Iris se nuwigheid vervaag en is daar nie veel rede om aan te lees nie. Lists with This Book. Certainly an enjoyable read, especially since it’s not as serious as some of her other swee.

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Iris is the most useless and annoying character I have ever had the misfortune of encountering. For example, at loot. Maja Steyn rated it really liked it Mar 19, He doesn’t meet her at the airport because he’s been snowed in and after a few adventures they end up together in a bungalow kwqrt a friend who clearly has suicidal tendencies.

No If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Kwart-voor-sewe-lelie? You laugh with tears of pain in your eyes. Ek het die hoofkarakter se belewenis van haar engel baie geniet. Great book and great message. Ms Margot Luyt Length: Iris has lelke amazing Amazing to think that Baker spent voo years writing – a largely undervalued writer.

It is a humorous story about the trials and tribulations of a city family consisting of an absent-minded mother, a good-natured lslie, Iris and her two sisters, a domestic worker with very specific ideas, and an other-worldly angel with a rather worldly sense of humour.

It’s only when Peter eventually removes her boot that he realizes that she’d been complaining with reason!

Leana gerber rated it liked it Mar 23, Amazing to think that Baker spent 30 years writing – a largely undervalued writer.


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