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Issue Details: First known date: 2016 2016
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'The story of a life-changing journey, Trencherman is a powerful contemporary retelling of Heart of Darkness.

One rainy night in Australia, Marlouw’s sister phones with the request that he fetch her son Koert ‘from that bloody country’. And Marlouw, with his club foot and hardened spirit, believes it is his fate to carry out this instruction.

Drenched in sweat after an ominous flight, his exodus carries him deeper into the unknown — past the suffering masses alongside the road to the outer darkness of the rural areas.

'There are rumours that Koert is on the old family farm, now in the possession of their former workers. That there, guarded and isolated, he has built himself a powerful empire as the King of Meat. Here, on Ouplaas, at the end of Marlouw’s terrible journey, the heart of terror is cut open …' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Vivid Publishing , 2016 .
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      Extent: 336p.
      Note/s:
      • Published May 2016
      ISBN: 9781925321135

Works about this Work

Into the Heart of South Africa's Darkness Anne Susskind , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15-16 October 2016; (p. 33)

— Review of Trencherman Eben Venter 2016 single work novel
Into the Heart of South Africa's Darkness Anne Susskind , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15-16 October 2016; (p. 33)

— Review of Trencherman Eben Venter 2016 single work novel
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