: the book was a huge disappointment for me.V d
: Kiste write very fast and writes
: eleoquently, but he merely presents the
: English view. He does not travel as much as
: I know, does not use the German sources and
: lots seems to be using existing books and
: pulling information together. If one does
: not know a thing about the subjects, the
: book might be fine, but as soon as one knows
: a wee bit, the book and other works are a
: waste of time. I do not take his work
: anymore seriously and will not buy any books
: by him.
: --Previous Message--
: Book by van der Poste.
: I have bought this book and am having a hard
: time in believing the text.
: Says Charlotte was born in 1860.
: Sigismund in 1864.
: HOW can Sisismund be elder brother to
: How can he dying at 22 months, how can
: Charlotte wear the dead brothers clothes, be
: photographed doing same? Photo and letter
: sent To Grandmother Q ueen Victoria.
: Do not know if I want to continue reading
: this book.
: What are other readers thoughts?