Van der Post


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Van der Post

Sir Laurens (Jan). 1906--96, South African writer and traveller. His works include the travel books Venture to the Interior (1952), The Lost World of the Kalahari (1958), and Testament to the Bushmen (1984) and the novels The Hunter and the Whale (1967) and The Admiral's Baby (1996)
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After the war, van der Post sought out and lived among the San people of the Kalahari -- historically called "the Bushmen.
Frank van der Post, BA's Managing Director for Brands and Customer Experience, said: "The re-launch of our award-winning Executive club reinforces the huge importance we place on customer loyalty and emphasises that customers are at the heart of everything we do.
Sir Laurens van der Post (born in South Africa, 1906-1996)
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Bold 2in1 have also teamed up with Lucia Van Der Post, style writer and author of Things I Wish My Mother Had Told Me - Lessons in Grace and Elegance.
While Klopper finds that Van der Post on occasion almost escapes the conceptual frameworks of modernity which conceive of the primitive as other, he argues that ultimately the language used is that of the ethnographer, hence affirming the modernist worldview.
Thereafter, the author attempted to identify the dimensions of a project management supporting organizational culture by combining, comparing, and drawing inferences from the authoritative research by Goffee and Jones (1996), Van der Post (1996), the author's own empirical survey (2000), and Morrison (2005).
Which will be really irritating to the Muslims who thought he embraced Islam and the mystics who believed he was influenced by the loony old fraud Laurens van der Post.
William Morris and Morris & Co by Lucia van der Post (V&A, pounds 20) examines design work of the firm, its influence on future design and how its images still work well in contemporary settings.
99WHEN he died in 1996, Larens van der Post was a celebrated polymath: war hero, writer, explorer, mystic, Jungian, behindthe-scenes diplomat, and sage to Mrs Thatcher and Prince Charles.
The message, hammered home throughout this substantial piece of detective work is that, throughout his life, Laurens van der Post 'was a compulsive liar'.
Half-an-hour later in the Laurens Van Der Post Rated Handicap, The Gay Fox can complete the double.