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The œuvre of Afrikaans Author Hennie Aucamp

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Die hartseerwals'n Baksel in die moreReview of the œuvre of Afrikaans Author Hennie Aucamp

South African author, poet, lyricist and playwright Hennie Aucamp died on 20 March 2014, aged 80 years, from a heart attack. Like a loved family member and familiar name on the tongue, he is mourned by the entire literary community in South Africa, and by generations of South African readers. Hennie, as his friends called him, died quietly, in his sleep, reportedly without a struggle – a good death for a man who had lived a civilised life, who had been kind and intelligent and a wonderfully talented writer. (Continue reading…)

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