Bulala by Cuan Elgin is a historically accurate story of South Africa, in novel form. The book is now available in a more compact, affordable edition, for the South African market.
The following was taken from the Facebook Page where the book is currently being marketed:
The gripping tale of the beginnings of a small, brave, Christian nation born of both extremes of the spectrum: conflict, turmoil, and tragedy as well as love, dedication, and adventure - this exciting historical account of the history of South Africa (from earliest times to the end of the 2nd Anglo-Boer War at the dawn of the 20th Century) is woven as a rich tapestry into the form of a novel.
Dutch, English, French Huguenot, German, Indian, Irish, Khoi, Malay, Portuguese, Scots, Xhosa, Zulu, and other peoples struggle with and against each other in this factual account, which depicts the events as they happened, as well as the beliefs in the hearts and the thoughts in the minds of those people during those times - yet while this moving saga reveals how and why things were done as they were, it does so without condemning or condoning behaviour. The reader is free to draw their own conclusions and do their own moralizing.
Deeply researched, the Scottish-Irish-descended South African-born author travelled over 15,500 miles [25,000 km.] across South Africa to every historical site mentioned in the narrative, in his first-hand investigative research. You will learn, laugh, and cry - but more importantly, understand the actual events which transpired in this controversial, southern-most African nation, without the bias of the media or the pressured slant of special-interest groups.
Apart from being so highly entertaining that you will find it hard to put this book down, the historically accurate presentation will allow the non-South African reader to understand South Africa as well as it can possibly be understood by an outsider. Further, modern nations may possibly learn some lessons and avoid similar pitfalls which may threaten their domestic tranquillity. Read "Bulala" and think again!
Excerpts from the book as provided by the author:
After lengthy “negotiations” to “share power” with the black majority under a new constitution (which was the only mandate that 72% of the white electorate had given their leader), De Klerk and his henchmen ignored pleas (as did the mainstream press) from Afrikaners to... establish ’n toevlug in die weste, (“a refuge in the west”) - in the historically “white” Western Cape.
Afrikaners were demanding their own state, or at the very least, a federation of states, wherein they could exercise a degree of self-determination. But the De Klerk team suddenly capitulated to the black “negotiators” and agreed to a universal franchise vote. This basically guaranteed that the ANC would easily and overwhelmingly win the election and then wield absolute power.
The ANC swiftly began bussing-in tens of thousands of Xhosas from their Transkei homeland, to the cities, and especially to Cape Town; establishing sprawling squatter-camps there to ensure that they would have sufficient “loyal voters” ready to swing the elections their way.
Nelson Mandela, who had been imprisoned (not for his "political beliefs" but for 193 counts of sabotage and for smuggling huge amounts of Soviet-bloc munitions), became the first black President of the “new” South Africa, in 1994. De Klerk was also well rewarded, in advance, for his role in this arrangement: He and Mandela shared the NOBEL PEACE PRIZE (with its million-dollar purse) of 1993. Affadavits later alluded to Mandela having foreign bank accounts, on which he paid no tax (according to Business Day, March 10, 2007).
De Klerk was subsequently divorced from his wife of 39 years (who had been his “college sweetheart” at POTCHEFSTROOM UNIVERSITY), in 1998, after the discovery of his affair (according to BBC News, Wed., December 5, 2001) with his long-time mistress, Elita Georgiades (wife of a Greek shipping billionaire, supporter, and family friend) - whom he married a week later.
The former Mrs. Marike de Klerk (1938-2001), who reputedly did not share her husband’s liberal views, was brutally murdered (strangled and stabbed; found with the knife still embedded in her back) in her own home, on the “safe” side of town - killed by her own black “security guard!” She was murdered while her ex-husband, F.W. De Klerk, was in Stockholm, Sweden attending a NOBEL PRIZE COMMITTEE function.
Her high-profile murder drew sympathy from many circles, even the most unlikely: The 2nd President of the “new” South Africa, Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki (born 1942), graciously stated that she was a “strong, charming and dignified woman.”
Belatedly, her ex-husband, former-president F.W. de Klerk (who oversaw his own peoples’ political euthanasia) began protesting against the ANC government’s (blatantly racist) economic policies.
Agronomists warn that their “expropriation” of thousands of white-owned farms could lead the country towards agricultural collapse. The devastated neighboring country of Zimbabwe is quoted as the one most glaringly obvious example of the spectacular failure of such short-sighted, virulently anti-white, self-destructive government ideologies.
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- Paperback: 392 pages
- Publisher: Sacred Truth Publishing; 1st edition (August 2, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1588402940
- ISBN-13: 978-1588402943