In 1952 Laurens van der Post
, who was then in his mid-forties, seduced and made pregnant a fourteen year-old South African girl who had been placed in his care and who, unfortunately, believed herself to be in love with him.
Charles had his own mentors, including his late uncle Earl Mountbatten and Sir Laurens Van Der Post
- but he chose them himself.
Speed On can go well fresh and Henry Candy's sprinter is unlikely to be far away in the Laurens Van Der Post
Like Alan Paton, Laurens van der Post
, William Plomer, Nadine Gordimer, and other liberal South African intellectuals, Brink possesses an attitude toward politics that is characterized by assertive engagement.
``I had read a book called Venture To The Interior by Laurens van der Post
which described it as the furthest point from the civilised world and I thought that rather attractive.''
Author Laurens van der Post
had long been a favourite of mine.
Included are Herman Charles Bosman, Wessel Ebersohn, June Drummond, Christopher Sherlock, Bryce Courtenay, Shawn and Gillian Slovo, Laurens van der Post
, Dan Jacobson, Phyllis Altman, Mary Benson, and Athol Fugard.
My search for authentic Bushmen finally took me to the northern extremity of the Kalahari Desert, near the Tsodilo, Hills, where Sir Laurens Van der Post
had the encounter with the last wild Bushmen immortalized in his book The Lost World of the Kalahari.
Sir Laurens van der Post
, who died aged 90 last week, always denied the love child was his daughter.
Prince Charles' spiritual guru, Sir Laurens van der Post
, seduced a 14-year-old girl and later denied he fathered her child, it was claimed last night.
In collaboration with Laurens Van Der Post
and Roy Campbell, he founded the magazine Voorslag ("Whiplash") with the intention of excoriating racism in South Africa.
In the documentary "(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-gUy3X29vc) The Madness of Prince Charles ," it was revealed that Prince Charles had a slew of similarities with Laurens van der Post
, a writer from South Africa.