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Thursday, January 14, 2016


Durban author, Dave Baker’s new novel, If I Retreat, Shoot Me, just released by Partridge Publishing Africa.

If I Retreat, Shoot Me traces the escapades – sometimes scary, at times intimate – of two sons of a Free State farmer during World War II. Their sibling rivalry escalates when the Smuts Government declares war against Germany, the Boers’ best friend less than forty years earlier.

Charming extrovert, Pierre, chooses the more glamorous option, heading ‘Up North’ with the Air Force, while the younger and equally handsome brother, Jan, joins the militant wing of the Ossewa Brandwag.

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