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  1. Mervyn: I apologize for the delay in responding. Thank you for your interest in my book, MOOROSI. Although I live in Seattle now, I was born and raised in South Africa and spent many years covering politics for South African newspapers and magazines. I visited Lesotho several times in my early 20s and was captivated by the country, hence my interest in its history. If you would like a signed copy of my book, please let me know by email at grahamf@moorosi.com and I will send you a copy. Graham
  2. Members might be interested in a new book, called MOOROSI: A South African king's battle for survival that I have written and which has just been published. It tells the detailed story of a little-known, but intriguing, war that took place in southern Lesotho (then Basutoland) in 1879 between the Cape Colony and the BaPhuthi people, led by King Moorosi. The war was followed by the Basotho War, or the Gun War, which began a year later. MOOROSI also includes descriptions of other wars that took place on the Eastern Cape border of the Cape Colony in 1877 and 1878. The book describes how the Moo
  3. Those interested in knowing more about the war in which Peter Brown received his Victoria Cross might like to read a new historical novel called "Moorosi: A South African king's battle for survival" which I have just published after seven years research. I could not find out any more about Brown's background than is contained in this string, but I was able to obtain extensive information on his role in the battle and how he -- and Robert Scott also referred to in this string -- earned the Victoria Cross. The book contains the complete story of the war, which took place about the same time as t
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