Endorsements & Reviews-
"In Twenty Years in South Africa, Michael Lowis takes the reader on a fascinating journey through his family's unexpectedly extended sojourn in South Africa. Through a collection of memories, reflections, and other accounts, Lowis provides the reader with a wide-ranging insider's view into this complex culture. An engaging and illuminating book, it is a must-read for anyone interested in South African culture and an invaluable resource for those planning to travel there."
--Teresa A. Fisher, Bronx Community College (CUNY)
"Lowis captivates the reader with a charming story of his twenty-year stay in South Africa. His humorous reflections on the history, customs, environments, and peoples of South Africa will be a good read for the general public as well as for the student of the cultural history of South Africa. This memoir has a freshness that will endear the author to his readers."
--Johan Nieuwoudt, University of South Africa
"An immensely readable memoir takes us from Yorkshire to South Africa in pursuit of 'the good life.' From six cardboard boxes of possessions to twenty years in South Africa, this is sure to inspire others to make a sea change."
--Ross W. Prior, University of Wolverhampton, UK
"Lowis is a born storyteller, and Twenty Years in South Africa combines an engaging account of his time in that fascinating country with a liberal perspective on its ongoing transformation. Whether dealing with music, food, landscape, experience of work, or the country's complex politics, he proves to be an independent-minded guide."
--Christopher Ringrose, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia