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The Cape of Bad Hope

Author Alan Durant

Human interest

coexistence, discrimination, multiculturalism, environment, respect for animals

Would you like to spend your holiday on a crocodile farm with your worst enemy? Nonikiwe Mattita certainly wouldn’t. But when Mum goes away for work, Noni is sent far away to Cape Town. She will spend a week living with the crocodiles, and with Johan, whom she despises. And to make matters worse, there is tension at the farm. Noni soon finds herself involved in a deadly mystery. Will she – and Johan – survive to tell the tale?

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