Authors Birthdays – March

Daphne Marie Rooke (6 March 1914 – 21 January 2009) was a South African author of works such as “Mittee”, “Ratoons” and “Wizards’ Country”. She also wrote travel articles and books for children set in India, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.

This week we also celebrate the following Authors Birthdays

1.A.G. Visser – 1 March 1878–  10 June 1929

2.Richard Rive – 1 March 1931 – 4 June 1989

3.Peter Abrahams – 3 March 1919

4.Marie-Louise-Taos Amrouche – 4 March 1913 – 2 April 1976

5.Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo – 4 March 1901 or 1903 – 22 June 1937

6.Tijan M. Sallah – 5 March 1958

7.Daphne Rooke – 6 March 1914 – 21 January 2009

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