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Thanks to Massy Books & all the attendees for a beautiful book launch!

Thank you all for attending our group book launch at Massy Books in Vancouver. It was a delightful evening, the bookstore was packed, as this kind of places should be all the time. I am glad that this was also … Continue reading

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Somewhere Inside the Rainbow

“Art must be cathartic, original and memorable,” Alan Twigg writes in his engaging review of The Afrikaner. I heartily thank Alan for his words of appreciation and the thought-provoking reflections on the writer’s freedom to cross cultural, ethnic and racial … Continue reading

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Book launch of “The Afrikaner” in Vancouver: April 6 @ Massy Books, 7.00 pm

The time has come for my “The Afrikaner” (Guernica Editions, Toronto) to be officially launched. The event will be held in downtown Vancouver at Massy Books (229 E. Georgia Street, Vancouver) on April 6, at 7.00 pm and will be part of a group … Continue reading

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From the “Georgia Straight”: Book Launch in Vancouver, April 6, 7.00 pm

Join Guernica for their first launch of the spring season! Meet with the authors and hear them read from their books of literary fiction, drama, and non-fiction: “The Afrikaner” by Arianna Dagnino, “Quill of the Dove” by Ian Shaw, “Trapped: … Continue reading

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Book Trailer

Our son Leonardo (16) made this book trailer to promote “The Afrikaner” online. This is just a preview. What do you think of it? Any feedback/suggestions will be appreciated! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqEHzV9FYI8  

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Book Launches – Soon on the Road across Canada!

Dear Friends, Colleagues and Book Lovers, My publisher, Guernica Editions, has organized some exciting book launches in Vancouver (April 6), Montreal (May 2), Ottawa (May 5), and Toronto (May 6): details are on my events page. I am particularly looking … Continue reading

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A different ending… and a new story!

Dear readers,   I am proposing here a kind of literary game. Once you have finished the book, please feel free to provide your feedback and, most importantly, your ideas about an alternative ending or a possible sequel to The Afrikaner. My … Continue reading

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Buying the Book

You can pre-order your copy of The Afrikaner from your favourite Chapters, Indigo, Coles, Barnes and Noble, and independent bookstores (find a store through Bookmanager), directly from the publisher’s website, Guernica Editions,  or from the following 26 online vendors (click on the icons … Continue reading

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The Afrikaner – Release date: April 1, 2019

Her life is no different from that of many other white-born children of this continent: She invaded Africa, grew in her womb, was raised by her and learned to love her as if she were her real mother, no matter … Continue reading

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