In 1926 South Africa's celebrated short story writer, Herman Charles Bosman, shot and killed his step-brother in an argument. He was sentenced to death and this is where his story begins. Cold Stone Jug is an account of his years serving time in South Africa's notorious Pretoria Central Prison, beginning in the 1920's. Despite the hellish conditions, Bosman uses his razor-sharp wit and exemplary skills as a short story writer to describe the most fascinating tales of prisoners and prison life. At times poignant, depressing ...

Cold Stone Jug 1999, Human & Rousseau (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town

ISBN-13: 9780798139816

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Cold Stone Jug 1991, Human & Rousseau (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town

ISBN-13: 9780798129176

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