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Major Greville, V.C.: A Tale of the Great Boer War by Senator G.G. Munnik

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Major Greville, V.C.: A Tale of the Great Boer War by Senator G.G. Munnik
Maskew Miller & Sampson, London & South Africa,
First edition.
"Major Greville, VC A Tale of the Great Boer War ' by Senator the Hon G G "Muinnik. The Senator dedicates this story to "The memory of the brave men of two nations, once enemies now friends ' The story is a pleasant romance woven through some very graphic scenes of the Boer War. The outstanding features of the book are the fair presentation of historical events, and the recognition of the better elements amongst both Britishers and Boers The author fought with his fellow countrymen in the war, was captured at Epumileni and sent off to India with other prisoners.
Many books dealing with comparatively recent events in South Africa have been published of late. The addition of another to the long list may seem to need an explanation. It consists in the fact that whereas the majority of previous volumes on the subject are written by Englishmen, this one is the work of a Boer. The question of the rights and wrongs of the campaign, now happily concluded, is a large one. .... If from the following pages English readers may gain fuller sympathy with their new fellow-subjects the author's aim will have been achieved....
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